in the Luminate Festival 2019


Southlight magazine celebrates creative changing with an on-line one month long publication as part of Luminate Festival of Creative Ageing: Send us your short prose, poetry, book or film reviews, photographs, art work about profound changes in life histories from one stage to the next. Think pupa to butterfly; grape to wine; yeast and wheat to bread; selkies; Kafka’s beetle, Wolf’s Orlando; Greek myths.


E mail your contributions as MS Word or Rich Text Format - jpegs for images - with your name in the file title -   to

And if inspiration doesn’t strike, visit our Facebook page for daily prompts

from April 31st on the Southlight Facebook page







Southlight 25 is published and was launched

at The Big Lit Festival







Come and collect your copy

- if you're a contributor to this or a previous edition -

come and read








Southlight 22  was launched at the Wigtown Book Festival 2017

at 3.00 pm on Saturday 23rd September in The Print Room






April 2017

Launch Reading was at

Big Lit Festival :: April 23rd :: 10.30 am - midday

The Mill. Gatehouse of Fleet













On this website



all through the month of October 2015

and longer by request.





a blog that celebrates creative life in older people






part of the LUMINATE Festival

all across Scotland








Southlight 18 - out now !




you can buy a copy here



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