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Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

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

A list made up of authors like Angie Cruz and H. G. Carrillo.

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

For further information on these historic Dominican authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Dominican authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Junot Díaz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Junot Díaz

    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, This is How You Lose Her

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Birthdate1968-12-31

    NationalityDominican Republic, United States of America

    Junot Díaz (born December 31, 1968) is a Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor... more on Wikipedia

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    Julia Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Julia Alvarez

    In the Time of the Butterflies, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Birthdate1950-03-27

    NationalityUnited States of America, Dominican Republic

    Julia Alvarez (born March 27, 1950) is a Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist. She... more on Wikipedia
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    Juan Bosch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Juan Bosch

    Pentagonism, a substitute for imperialism

    BirthplaceLa Vega, Dominican Republic

    Birthdate1909-06-30

    NationalityDominican Republic

    Juan Bosch may refer to: Juan Bosch (politician) (1909-2001), Dominican politician and the... more on Wikipedia
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    H. G. Carrillo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    H. G. Carrillo

    Loosing my Espanish

    NationalityDominican Republic, Cuba

    Herman "H.G." Carrillo (born 1960) is an Afro-Cuban American writer and Assistant Professor of... more on Wikipedia
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    Pedro Henríquez Ureña is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Pedro Henríquez Ureña

    A concise history of Latin American culture

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Birthdate1884-06-29

    NationalityDominican Republic

    Pedro Henríquez Ureña (June 29, 1884 – May 11, 1946) was a Dominican essayist, philosopher,... more on Wikipedia
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    Salomé Ureña is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
    Salomé Ureña (October 21, 1850 - March 6, 1898, age 47) was a Dominican poet and the founder... more on Wikipedia
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    Angie Cruz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Angie Cruz

    Let it rain coffee, Soledad

    BirthplaceWashington Heights, New York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America, Dominican Republic

    Angie Cruz is an American novelist. Cruz was born in Washington Heights, New York City on... more on Wikipedia
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    Fernando Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
    Fernando Cabrera (born May 30, 1964 in Santiago de los Caballeros) is a Dominican-American... more on Wikipedia
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    Leopoldo Minaya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic

    Leopoldo Minaya

    Leopoldo Minaya (born November 15, 1963) is a Dominican-American poet. He is a member of the... more on Wikipedia
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