Craig Higginson

Craig Higginson is an internationally acclaimed writer who was born in Zimbabwe and has lived in London, Stratford-upon- Avon, Paris, and currently Johannesburg. His plays have been performed and produced at the National Theatre (London), the Royal Shakespeare Company, Trafalgar Studios (on London’s West End), the Traverse Theatre (Edinburgh), the Stadsteater (Stockholm), Salisbury Theatre, the Citizens Theatre (Glasgow), Live Theatre (Newcastle), Next Theatre (Chicago), Theatre 503 and the Finborough Theatre (both London), the Market Theatre (Johannesburg) and several other theatres and festivals around the world. He was one of ten playwrights from around the world to be commissioned for his most recent play, Little Foot, by the National Theatre (London) for the 2012 Connections Festival. Craig’s awards in the UK and South Africa include the Sony Gold Award for the Best Radio Drama in the UK, an Edinburgh Fringe First Award, the UJ Award for South African Literature in English and the Naledi Award for Best South African Play. His plays are published by Methuen and Oberon Books (London) and his novels by Picador Africa (Johannesburg).


The Hill, 2005, Jacana
Last Summer, 2010, Picador Africa
The Landscape Painter, 2011, Picador Africa
The Dream House, 2015, Picador Africa
Dream of the Dog, 2009, Wits Press/2010, Oberon Books, London
The Girl in the Yellow Dress, 2010, Oberon Books, London
The Jungle Book, 2011, Oberon Books, London
Little Foot, 2012, Oberon Books (SA version)/2012, Methuen (UK version)