Find out more about the greatest South African Writers, including J. M. Coetzee, Bryce Courtenay, Ronald Harwood, Athol Fugard and Austin Stevens.
J. M. CoetzeeJ. M. Coetzee

09 February 1940

Nadine GordimerNadine Gordimer

20 November 1923

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay

14 August 1933

Keorapetse KgositsileKeorapetse Kgositsile

19 September 1938

Athol FugardAthol Fugard

11 June 1932

Ruth FirstRuth First

04 May 1925

Austin StevensAustin Stevens

19 May 1950

Alan PatonAlan Paton

11 January 1903

Laurens van der PostLaurens van der Post

13 December 1906

Vusamazulu Credo MutwaVusamazulu Credo Mutwa

21 July 1921

Breyten BreytenbachBreyten Breytenbach

16 September 1939

Olive SchreinerOlive Schreiner

24 March 1855

Robert CalvertRobert Calvert

09 March 1945

Ingrid JonkerIngrid Jonker

19 September 1933

Ronald HarwoodRonald Harwood

09 November 1934

Neil TurokNeil Turok

16 November 1958

Joseph WolpeJoseph Wolpe

20 April 1915

André BrinkAndré Brink

29 May 1935

Peter AbrahamsPeter Abrahams

03 March 1919

Harry Frederick OppenheimerHarry Frederick Oppenheimer

28 October 1908

Chris BarnardChris Barnard

15 July 1939

Bessie Emery HeadBessie Emery Head

06 July 1937