List of Slovak prose and drama authors

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The following is a list of the most important authors of Slovak prose and drama; for a list of Slovak poets see Slovak poetry.

Baroque (1650–1780)[edit]

Matthias Bel (1684–1749)
Adam František Kollár (1718–1783)
Daniel Sinapius-Horčička (1640–1688)
Daniel Speer (1636-?)

Classicism (1780–1840)[edit]

Jozef Ignác Bajza (1755–1836)
Juraj Fándly (1750–1811)
Ján Chalupka (1791–1871)
Ján Kollár (1793–1852)
Pavol Jozef Šafárik (Pavel Josef Šafařík) (1795–1861)

Romantism (1840–1850)[edit]

Pavol Dobšinský (1828–1885)
Michal Miloslav Hodža (1811–1870)
Jozef Miloslav Hurban (1817–1888)
Ľudovít Štúr (1815–1856)
Samo Tomášik (1813–1887)

Between Romantism and Realism (1850–1875)[edit]

Jakub Grajchman (1822–1897)
Jonáš Záborský (1812–1876)

Realism (1875–1905)[edit]

Janko Alexy (1894–1970)
Pavol Országh Hviezdoslav (1849–1921)
Martin Kukučín (1860–1928)
Kristína Royová (1860–1936)
Jozef Gregor-Tajovský (1874–1940)
Timrava (Božena Slančíková) (1867–1951)
Svetozár Hurban-Vajanský (1847–1916)

Modernism (1905–1918)[edit]

Janko Jesenský (1874–1945)
Ivan Krasko (1876–1958)

Between the World Wars (1918–1948)[edit]

Vladimír Clementis (1902–1952)
Margita Figuli (1909–1995)
Jozef Cíger-Hronský (1896–1960)
Dobroslav Chrobák (1907–1951)
Štefan Krčméry (1892–1955)
Ladislav Nádaši-Jégé (1866–1940)
Ľudo Ondrejov (1901–1962)
Martin Rázus (1888–1937)
Ivan Stodola (1888–1977)
František Švantner (1912–1950)
Milo Urban (1904–1982)

Literature after World War II (1948–1964)[edit]

Jozef Dunajovec (1933–2007)
Andrej Brázda-Jankovský (1915–2008)
Ladislav Mňačko (1919–1994)
Hana Zelinová (1914–2004)
Štefan Žáry (1918–2007)

Contemporary literature (1964-1995)[edit]

Emil Benčík (born 1933)
Ladislav Grosman (1921–1981)
Anton Hykisch (born 1932)
Peter Jaroš (born 1940)
Milan Lasica (born 1940)
Hana Ponická (1922–2007)
Miriam Roth (1910-2005)
Július Satinský (1941–2002)
Dušan Slobodník (1927–2001)
Ladislav Švihran (born 1931)
Vojtech Zamarovský (1919–2006)
Zuzka Zguriška (1900–1984)

Contemporary literature (since 1995)[edit]

Radovan Brenkus (born 1974)
Juraj Červenák (born 1974)
Dušan Fabian (born 1975)
Michal Hvorecký (born 1976)
Jozef Karika (born 1978)
Ľuba Lesná (born 1954)
Vladimir Oravsky (born 1947)
Peter Pišťanek (born 1960)
Miroslav Šustek (born 1947)