(c) Ruairi / Wigtown Book Festival
• Wigtown Prize: Mhairi Owens (winner), Claudia Daventry (runner up)
• Wigtown Scottish Gaelic Prize: Daibhidh Eyre (winner), Marcas Mac an Tuairneir (runner up).
• Wigtown Scots Prize: Dorothy Lawrenson (winner), Robert Duncan (runner up).
• Dumfries & Galloway Fresh Voice Award: Clare Phillips (winner)
• Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize: Beverley Bie Brahic (winner)
In local festival news, a reminder that the St Andrews Voices Festival runs from 17-20 October. Celebrating all that the human voice has to offer from jazz, folk, opera, choral, lieder to family events, it’s one not to miss!