List of Latin American writers

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

Andeans[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Chile[edit]

Pablo Neruda

Colombia[edit]

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

Ecuador[edit]

Peru[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Andrés Eloy Blanco

Brazil[edit]

Caribbean[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Dominican Republic[edit]

Haiti[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Central America[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Roque Dalton, El Salvador's best known poet

El Salvador[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Miguel Angel Asturias, Nobel prize winner

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]

Mexico[edit]

Carlos Fuentes, one of the most internationally popular Mexican writers

Rioplatenses[edit]

Argentina[edit]

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

Paraguay[edit]

Uruguay[edit]

Mario Benedetti, a highly popular Uruguayan author and poet

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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