4-8 September 2019 at the Fugard Theatre | OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

    Athol Williams

    Athol Williams

    Athol Williams is a social philosopher and poet from Cape Town.  He has published four collections of poetry, four children’s books and his autobiography, Pushing Boulders. Athol has been awarded the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award twice, won the Parallel Universe Poetry Contest at Oxford and was a runner-up for the South African Literary Award in poetry in 2016.  His poems are features in literary journals in South Africa, USA, UK, France and Sweden. He is the chairman of READ TO RISE, an NGO that promotes youth literacy in South Africa. He holds six degrees from Harvard, Oxford, London School of Economics, M.I.T., London Business School and Wits.



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