writers Famous Authors from Chile

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List of the most popular authors from Chile, 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 Chilean 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 Chilean writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Authors here include everything from Magdalena Petit to Marcela Serrano.

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

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

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Pablo Neruda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Pablo Neruda Elegia, Las manos del día, Colección Residencia en la tierra

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Gabriela Mistral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Gabriela Mistral Lagar II, Selected prose and prose-poems, Páginas en prosa

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José Donoso is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
José Donoso The Obscene Bird of Night, Curfew, El Jardin De Al Lado

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Miguel Serrano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Miguel Serrano El círculo hermético, La época más oscura, El/Ella; book of magic love

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Raúl Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Raúl Ruiz Conversaciones Con Raul Ruiz, Book Of Disappearances & The Book Of Tractations^! The, Poetics of Cinema 2

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Isabel Allende is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Isabel Allende Daughter of Fortune, Eva Luna, City of the Beasts

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Antonio Skármeta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Antonio Skármeta Ardiente paciencia, La Velocidad Del Amor, El Baile De La Victoria

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Ariel Dorfman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Ariel Dorfman Death and the Maiden, How to Read Donald Duck, Susan Meiselas: In History

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Alejandro Jodorowsky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Alejandro Jodorowsky Los Evangelios Para Sanar, Psychomagic, El Tesoro De La Sombra/ The Treasure of the Shadow

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Roberto Bolaño is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Roberto Bolaño The Skating Rink, The Savage Detectives, Distant Star

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Roberto Matta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Roberto Matta Matta in America

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Vicente Huidobro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Vicente Huidobro Breve Antologia Poesia Latinoamer Vang 1920-30, Mío Cid Campeador, Poética y estética creacionistas

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Víctor Jara is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Nicanor Parra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Nicanor Parra Poemas y antipoemas, Poesía soviética rusa, Nicanor Parra en breve

The Best Olympic Athletes from Chile

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Luis Sepúlveda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Luis Sepúlveda Story Of A Seagull And The Cat Who Taught Her To Fly, Tierra del Fuego, Wie man das Meer sehen kann

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Francisco Varela is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Francisco Varela El Arbol del Conocimiento, Ethical Know-How, Invitation aux sciences cognitives

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Jorge Edwards is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Jorge Edwards Los Convidados De Piedra, El museo de cera, Persona Non Grata

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Diamela Eltit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Diamela Eltit El Cuarto Mundo, Los Trabajadores de La Muerte, El infarto del alma

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Pedro Lemebel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Pedro Lemebel Zanjón de la aguada, Tengo Miedo Torero, Loco afán : crónicas de sidario

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Fernando Alegria is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Fernando Alegria The Chilean Spring, Ten pastoral psalms, Literatura chilena del siglo XX

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Gonzalo Rojas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Gonzalo Rojas From the Lightning, Las hermosas, El alumbrado y otros poemas

The Greatest Horror Books of All Time

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Patricio Manns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Patricio Manns Los terremotos chilenos.

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Pedro Sienna is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Alberto Fuguet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Alberto Fuguet Las películas de mi vida, Mala onda, Tinta roja

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Alejandro Sieveking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Marcela Serrano is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Marcela Serrano El Albergue De Las Mujeres Tristes, Nosotras que nos queremos tanto, Antigua Vida MIA

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Francisco Coloane is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Francisco Coloane Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn and other stories from the end of the world

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José Toribio Medina is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
José Toribio Medina Los Restos Indígenas de Pichilemu, Los aborígenes de Chile, List of Latin American imprints before 1800

The Best Tennis Players from Chile

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Alejandro Zambra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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María Luisa Bombal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
María Luisa Bombal New islands and other stories, House of mist ; and^! The shrouded woman, The shrouded woman

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Marcela Paz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Soledad Fariña Vicuña is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Soledad Fariña Vicuña

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Matilde Urrutia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Matilde Urrutia My life with Pablo Neruda

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Carmen Marai is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Patricia Verdugo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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Mauricio Redolés is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Mauricio Redolés

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Alberto Blest Gana is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Alberto Blest Gana Martín Rivas

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Gonzalo Lira is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Jorge González von Marées is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Cristian Hernandez Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Cristian Hernandez Gonzalez Words in the Wind, Love, Heartache and Other Stories

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Carlos Pezoa Véliz is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Carlos Ruiz-Tagle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

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Manuel Rojas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Manuel Rojas Hijo de ladrón

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Enrique Lafourcade is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Enrique Lafourcade Palomita Blanca

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Andrés Velasco is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Chile

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Ricardo J. Caballero is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Ricardo J. Caballero How does uncertainty about the real exchange rate affect exports?

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Egon Wolff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Egon Wolff Paper flowers

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Felipe Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Felipe Herrera European financing of Latin American development

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Joaquín Edwards Bello is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Joaquín Edwards Bello

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Paula Frías Allende is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Chile
Paula Frías Allende