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List of famous writers from Chile, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Chile is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Chilean writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Chile and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

Víctor Domingo Silva and Cristian Hernandez Gonzalez are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Chilean writers?" and "Which writers are from Chile?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Chile in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Chile, but they're all of Chile descent.

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Isabel Allende is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Pablo Neruda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Pablo Neruda Died at 69 (1904-1973)

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Raúl Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Raúl Ruiz Died at 70 (1941-2011)

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Alejandro Jodorowsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Tito Davison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Tito Davison Died at 73 (1912-1985)

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Antonio Skármeta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Adelqui Migliar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Adelqui Migliar Died at 65 (1891-1956)

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Miguel Littin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Miguel Littin age 75

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Ariel Dorfman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Ariel Dorfman age 75

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Gabriela Mistral is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Gabriela Mistral Died at 68 (1889-1957)

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Roberto Bolaño is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Roberto Bolaño Died at 50 (1953-2003)

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Andrés Wood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Andrés Wood age 52

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Carlos F. Borcosque is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Carlos F. Borcosque Died at 71 (1894-1965)

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Roberto Matta is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Roberto Matta Died at 91 (1911-2002)

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José Donoso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
José Donoso Died at 72 (1924-1996)

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Marco Bechis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Marco Bechis age 62

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Víctor Jara is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Víctor Jara Died at 41 (1932-1973)

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Vicente Huidobro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Vicente Huidobro Died at 55 (1893-1948)

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Gonzalo Justiniano is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Alfredo Castro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Nicanor Parra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Alberto Fuguet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Jorge Edwards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Jorge Edwards age 86

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Alicia Scherson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Joaquin Cociña is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Nicolás López is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Giordano Gederlini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Ernesto Díaz Espinoza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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José Luis Torres Leiva is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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José Bohr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
José Bohr Died at 93 (1901-1994)

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Alejandro Sieveking is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Cristián Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Cristóbal León is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Miguel Serrano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Miguel Serrano Died at 92 (1917-2009)

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Lucía Egaña Rojas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Diamela Eltit is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Diamela Eltit age 68

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Luis R. Vera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Luis R. Vera age 65

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Alejandro Fernández Almendras is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Iván Osnovikoff is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Jorge Durán is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Jorge Durán age 75

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Cristián Sánchez G. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Luis Sepúlveda is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Gonzalo Rojas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Gonzalo Rojas Died at 94 (1917-2011)

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Patricio Manns is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Jairo Boisier Olave is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Pedro Lemebel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Pedro Lemebel age 65

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Francisco Varela is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Writers from Chile
Francisco Varela Died at 55 (1946-2001)

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Christopher Murray is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Julio Jorquera Arriagada is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Writers from Chile

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Esteban Larrain is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Writers from Chile