DEAR AUGUST is
a creative work celebrating the life and work of Pulitzer Prize winning
playwright, August Wilson. This is an ongoing artistic and literary project in
the form of an open letter compiling narratives, interviews, photography,
poetry, and artwork forming a collective re-memory honoring the man and his
seeks to explore how Mr. Wilson’s life and words has informed/transformed our
view of African American and American life —within and beyond his focus on the
20th century. We are seeking creative submissions —across genres, art forms and
multiple media— in an open letter to our beloved playwright…father, son,
cousin, uncle and brother. What do we have to say to him, today? Let us dig
deep for those meaningful remembrances of the griot and his oeuvre.
this ongoing project range from barons of the theater to friends, family,
scholars and artists of all walks. Share your August Wilson story...
We ask that
Tell a story
about your relationship to August Wilson
and/or his body
and tell who
you are because of it.
Upload your prose, poetry, letters, images, stories, sketches, dialogues, interviews, essays, short memoir, art, paintings...etc., by attaching your text, images, or audio files.