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Famous Writers from Guyana

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

List features items like Mahadai Das and Wordsworth McAndrew.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Guyana$ writers?" and "Which writers are from Guyana?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Guyana in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Guyana, but they're all of Guyana descent.
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    Born: 1926
    Nationality: Guyana
    Work: Aubrey Williams
    Aubrey Williams : see more

  2. 2

    Beryl Gilroy

    Born: 1924
    Nationality: Guyana
    Work: In praise of love and children, Sunlight on sweet water, Boy-sandwich, Gather the faces, Frangipani house + 1 more
    Beryl Gilroy : see more

  3. 3

    Born: 1920
    Nationality: Guyana
    Work: To Sir, with Love II, Choice of straws, Paid servant, Honorary white, Reluctant neighbors + 4 more
    E. R. Braithwaite : see more

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    Grace Nichols

    Born: 1950
    Nationality: Guyana
    Work: The fat black woman's poems, Asana and the animals, Startling the flying fish, Come into My Tropical Garden, The Poet Cat + 14 more
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  5. 5

    Born: 1935
    Nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom, Guyana
    Work: Great Black Leaders, The Golden Age of the Moor, Black Women in Antiquity, Early America revisited, Caribbean writers: critical essays + 4 more
    Ivan van Sertima : see more

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