Southlight 30 Launch

The Print Room
In person event
Wed 29 Sep
19:00 UK
Free, ticketed

Join us for the launch of the latest print edition of Southlight, Dumfries & Galloway’s very own literary magazine, publishing the best of new poetry and short stories alongside black and white prints and photography. Hosted by Southlight’s editors, the evening will feature a curated selection of this edition’s contributors with a lively variety of readings. Copies of the magazine will be available to buy on the night.

Wigtown Book Festival Events

This year's programme is a combination of physical and digital events. Please ensure you book correctly. Digital events will stream through the homepage of with young adult events streaming through the YA page.

Unless otherwise stated, events will last between 45 minutes - 1 hour.

Full Terms and Conditions for attending this year's Festival in person can be found on our website.

Asking questions
On live-streamed events, questions can be put into the live chat box on YouTube or by clicking the 'ask a question' box below the stream on the homepage of the website and they will be forwarded to the speakers.

Buy the books
Browse our online bookshop, which will stock all our speakers’ latest titles.

If you have any queries about any of the Wigtown Festival Company events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing