August Wilson ~ playright, was born Frederick August Kittle Jr. in 1945...  to honor his mother after his father's death, he changed his name in 1965... he died of liver cancer in 2005

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” ― August Wilson Goodreads Quote of the Day April 2014

This @CourseHero infographic on Fences is both visually stunning and informative!

August Wilson's Fences Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the characters, themes, and August Wilson.

All of the characters in the play by August Wilson Fences experience a personal transformation over the course of the play. Description from fencelena.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

I love how the characters in the play by August Wilson Fences experience a personal transformation over the course of the play.

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson grew up in the family home in Pittsburgh

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson grew up in the family home in Pittsburgh The Hill

Theater Talk: August Wilson's "Fences"

Theater Talk: August Wilson's "Fences"

Playwright August Wilson  (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) dropped out of school in the ninth grade but continued to educate himself by spending long hours reading at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Library.

Playwright August Wilson (April 1945 – October dropped out of school in the ninth grade but continued to educate himself by spending long hours reading at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Library. He would go on to win two Pulitzer Prizes in Drama.

August Wilson wrote 10 plays, one for each decade of the 20th Century using the African-American neighborhood of The Hill in Pittsburgh as his settings. See them if they come to your town.

August Wilson wrote 10 plays, one for each decade of the Century using the African-American neighborhood of The Hill in Pittsburgh as his settings.

August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is a Pulitzer prize winning play for drama. Description from theateronline.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Piano Lesson (August Wilson)

ON THE MARQUEE: Broadway is about to get into the holiday spirit as the August Wilson

ON THE MARQUEE: Broadway is about to get into the holiday spirit as the August Wilson

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