Authors Famous Authors from Bolivia

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List of the most popular authors from Bolivia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Bolivian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Bolivian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Authors include everything from Alfonso Gumucio Dagron to Javier del Granado.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Bolivia?" and "Who are the best Bolivian authors?"

For further information on these historic Bolivian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Bolivian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

Ben Mikaelsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Red Midnight, Touching Spirit Bear, Petey Ben Mikaelsen is a Bolivian American writer of children's literature.

Jaime Saenz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Jaime Saenz The Night, Immanent visitor Jaime Sáenz Guzmán was a Bolivian poet, novelist, and short story writer. Born in the city of La Paz, he lived his entire life there, and the rough topography and harsh climate of ...more

Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is a writer, filmmaker, journalist, photographer and development communication specialist. His father was Alfonso Gumucio Reyes, a leader of the Movimiento Nacionalista ...more

Eugen Gomringer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Eugen Gomringer Josef Albers Eugen Gomringer is often called the father of concrete poetry. Gomringer lives in the region of Bamberg in Germany. 1977–1990 he was a professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, the Arts ...more

Alfonso Gumucio Reyes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Alfonso Gumucio Reyes Alfonso Gumucio Reyes was a political leader of the Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario and one of its founding members in 1940. After the triumph of the Revolution of April 9, 1952, Gumucio ...more

Ricardo Jaimes Freyre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Ricardo Jaimes Freyre Ricardo Jaimes Freyre was a Peruvian-born Bolivian poet.

Javier del Granado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Don Francisco Javier del Granado y Granado, was a poet laureate and favorite son of Bolivia.

Matilde Casazola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Bolivia
Matilde Casazola Matilde Casazola Mendoza is a Bolivian songwriter. Matilde was one of the most famous poets and songwriters of Bolivia. Many of her songs are filled with detail and lyrics. Her poems are very ...more