Read about Athol Fugard’s life and times in his own words: from his childhood days making up stories to accompany his cousin’s piano playing and discovering William Faulkner in the Port Elizabeth public library, to the tension-wracked night when Sizwe Banzi is dead was performed in New Brighton under the eyes of the security police.
» CRUCIBLE MOMENTS FROM FUGARD’S EARLY LIFE IN PORT ELIZABETH
Extracts from Athol Fugard’s memoir, Cousins, shed light on the lost world of his childhood in Port Elizabeth, offering personal insight into why he came to describe himself as a "regional writer".
» HITTING THE BIG TIME
Read Fugard’s correspondence with legendary co-creator of the Market Theatre, Barney Simon, and fellow writer, Nat Nakasa, who fell to his death while in political exile in the US. Scroll through this rare collection of musings, reviews and interviews, and find out how Fugard’s life and work changed when the world woke up and took notice.
» FUGARD NOW
Athol Fugard describes a week in his life to Serena Davies