The Sunlight Pilgrims

The Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan

(William Heinemann, 2016)

Cover of The Sunlight Pilgrims

I have such mixed feelings about this book.

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Saltire Society Literary Awards 2016

It’s been over a week since this took place (24th November) but between being floored with a bad cold and trying to keep on top of lectures, reading, and deadlines, it’s been a trying time. Ah, student life. I was definitely wearing rose-tinted glasses when I thought about returning to it! Having said that, I wouldn’t swap this for anything else. Except maybe a dream job in the publishing industry.

But back to the task at hand. The Saltire Society Literary Awards celebrate Scottish literature across various categories. The ceremony took place in the beautiful Central Hall in Edinburgh from 6pm. My first literary awards ceremoney! Hopefully the first of many. Wine was on offer first (as if they didn’t already have my heart with an evening devoted to books) with speeches kicking off at 6.30pm.

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