List of Latin American writers

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Some of the most important writers from Latin America, organized by cultural region and nationality. The focus is on Latin American literature.

Andes[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Jorge Isaacs wrote María, one of the most influential 19th Century novels in Spanish

Ecuador[edit]

See also Ecuadorian writers

Peru[edit]

Mario Vargas LLosa, 2010 Nobel Prize winner

Venezuela[edit]

Category:Venezuelan writers
Andrés Eloy Blanco

Brazil[edit]

Caribbean[edit]

Category:Caribbean writers

Cuba[edit]

Main article: List of Cuban writers

Dominican Republic[edit]

Category:Dominican Republic writers
See also Dominican Republic writers

Haiti[edit]

Category:Haitian writers
See also Haitian writers

Puerto Rico[edit]

Nelson Antonio Denis, journalist and former New York State Assemblyman

Central America[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Roque Dalton, El Salvador's best known poet
Category:Costa Rican writers

El Salvador[edit]

Category:Salvadoran writers
See also Salvadoran writers

Guatemala[edit]

Miguel Angel Asturias, Nobel prize winner
Category:Guatemalan writers

Honduras[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Ernesto Cardenal is a poet, Catholic priest and was one of the most famous liberation theologians of the Sandinista Regime.
Karly Gaitán Morales is a Nicaraguan film historian and writer.

Panama[edit]

Category:Panamanian writers
See also Panamanian writers

Mexico[edit]

Carlos Fuentes, one of the most internationally popular Mexican writers

Southern Cone[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Julio Cortázar, one of the leaders of the Latin American boom

Chile[edit]

Category:Chilean writers
See also Chilean writers
Pablo Neruda

Paraguay[edit]

See also List of Paraguayans

Uruguay[edit]

Mario Benedetti, a highly popular Uruguayan author and poet

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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