List of Cuban women writers

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This is a list of women writers who were born in Cuba or whose writings are closely associated with that country.

A[edit]

  • Mirta Aguirre (1912–1980), poet, novelist, journalist
  • Ginny Aiken (born 1955), Cuban-American novelist writing in English
  • Magaly Alabau (born 1945), Cuban-American poet, theatre director, actress, writes in Spanish
  • Dora Alonso (1910–2001), novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, children's writer
  • María Argelia Vizcaíno (born 1955), Cuban-American historian, journalist, non-fiction writer

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

  • Mayra Montero (born 1952), Cuban-Puerto Rican short story writer, novelist, non-fiction writer
  • Nancy Morejón (born 1944), poet, critic, essayist

N[edit]

O[edit]

  • Achy Obejas (born 1956), Cuban-American novelist, short story writer, journalist
  • Mirta Ojito (born 1964), Cuban-American journalist, non-fiction writer

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R[edit]

  • Mireya Robles (born 1934), Cuban-American novelist, short story writer, critic
  • Ofelia Rodríguez Acosta (1902–1975), novelist, essayist, playwright, feminist
  • Emma Romeu, emigrated to Mexico in the early 1990s; since 1996 a non-fiction, children's, and environmental writer; writes in Spanish and English

S[edit]

  • Cecilia Samartin (born 1961), Cuban-American novelist, psychologist; best-selling novelist in Norway; now lives in California
  • Cristina Saralegui (born 1948), journalist, magazine editor, television presenter
  • Anna Lidia Vega Serova (born 1968), Russian-born Cuban poet, novelist, short story writer
  • Ana María Simo (born 1943), Cuban-American playwright, novelist, essayist
  • Karla Suárez (born 1969), novelist, short story writer, travel writer

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V[edit]

  • Zoé Valdés (born 1959), novelist, screenwriter, journalist, magazine editor

W[edit]

  • Sylvia Wynter (born 1928), Cuban-born Jamaican novelist, playwright, critic, essayist

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Segura Graiño, Cristina (1998). Diccionario de mujeres en la historia. Madrid: Editorial Espasa Calpe. ISBN 84-239-8631-4.
  2. ^ Callahan, Monique-Adelle (2011). Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics. pp. 25–32. ISBN 019987669X.
  3. ^ Duke, Dawn (2008). Literary Passion, Ideological Commitment: Toward a Legacy of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian Women Writers. pp. 76–79. ISBN 0838757065.

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