Wilson, August - Author of "Fences" and "Joe Turner's Come and Gone"
10 Plays by August Wilson -- The Pittsburgh Cycle
In the early 1980s, playwright August Wilson decided that he wanted to create a cycle of ten plays, one play for each decade. Collectively, they would become known as the Pittsburgh Cycle -- all but one take place in the city's Hills District. August Wilson's 10 play series is arguably one of the finest literary achievements in contemporary drama.
Biography of August Wilson
Brief biography of August Wilson, author of "The Pittsburgh Cycle" plays.
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
The August Wilson Center is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich culture and genius of African American artists, playwrights, and performers.