CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS – Letters To… My Body Hair

Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the fourth installment of our creative writing series: Letters to… This time, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to your body hair.
Whether you grow or you mow, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to

International Women’s Day – launch of Letters to… the Woman in Charge

Today is International Women’s Day – a time for women and girls across the world to stand together and celebrate. 
To celebrate the Quines bring you the third in our series of films Letters To…
Letters to…the Woman in Charge was chosen to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, at a time when it’s

The Amina Project

If you had the chance to say something to your perpetrator, what would you say?
In 2018 Stellar Quines delivered a series of workshops with Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, to explore the different impacts of hate crime.
These three powerful videos are the result. Share your story with us #wedidntaskforthis
Warning: these

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS – Letters To… the Woman in Charge.

Just in time for International Women’s Day, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to a woman in charge.

Who is the first woman who springs to your mind?
How do you feel about them?
Do you feel angry with them?
Grateful to them?

Whether it is your boss, Nicola Sturgeon, or yourself, we would like you to write a letter anywhere from 1 word to 1000 words for the third instalment of our Letters To… series where we select one letter, film it with a professional actor and share it with the world. Read more

A Celebration of Muslim Women’s Writing at Glasgow Women’s Library

On 29 September Glasgow Women’s Library hosted a lively and inspiring afternoon of spoken word and performance by emerging Muslim women writers exploring the theme of relationships. The event was led by Sheffield University Storying Relationships Project and it comprised of a series of lively conversations with acclaimed Muslim women writers including Safina Mazhar, Sara Shaarawi and Sufiya Ahmed followed by readings of their scripts.

Stellar Quines were pleased to support this event and Catherine, our Creative Learning Associate, helped with dramaturgy on the scripts before the event and was part of the team on the day. Read more

Letters to… My Period film

Today we launch the second film in our creative writing series Letters to…where we ask for written responses to different topics. This time we asked for a ‘Letter to…my period’.
The chosen letter, written by Kerri Clarence, summed up lots of experiences and feelings described in many of the submissions, from your first period to how your relationship with you period might change with age. We are delighted to launch our film on International Day of the Girl.
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Letters to… a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark film

Introducing the first film in the Letters to… series produced by Stellar Quines.
Each film is a letter to someone or something that has affected the writer’s life. This first theme was to a woman who was an activist, a feminist, and inspired change and hope.

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Letters to… film set to launch on 1 August

Letters to…a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark. We received a great response to our first call-out for Letters to… and the successful letter is currently in rehearsal for filming and will be launched on 1 August – the first preview of Propeller.  Read more

Letters to… submissions now closed

Thank you to everyone who has sent us a Letter to a woman who has inspired them because of the work she is doing to change things for the better. Submissions are now closed.

We are pleased to say we have had a good response to our first call out. The selection process is now starting and we will announce the successful contribution very soon.
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