Writers 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?"

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Junot Díaz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, This is How You Lose Her, Drown Junot Díaz is a Dominican American writer, creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and fiction editor at Boston Review. He also serves on the board of ...more

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Julia Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
In the Time of the Butterflies, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Once Upon a Quinceanera Julia Alvarez is a Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist. Born in New York of Dominican descent, she spent the first ten years of her childhood in the Dominican Republic, until her ...more

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Juan Bosch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
Pentagonism, a substitute for imperialism Juan Emilio Bosch Gaviño was a politician, historian, short story writer, essayist, educator, and the first democratically elected president of the Dominican Republic for a brief time in ...more

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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 Herman "H.G." Carrillo is an Afro-Cuban American writer and Assistant Professor of English at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Central to Carrillo's writing is the ...more

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Pedro Henríquez Ureña is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
A concise history of Latin American culture Pedro Henríquez Ureña was a Dominican essayist, philosopher, humanist, philologist and literary critic.

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Salomé Ureña is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
Salomé Ureña de Henríquez better known as Salomé Ureña, was a revered poet and pedagogist of the Dominican Republic. Born in Santo Domingo in 1850, she was one ...more

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Angie Cruz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
Let it rain coffee, Soledad Angie Cruz is an American novelist. Cruz was born in Washington Heights, New York City. She is of Dominican descent, and often traveled back and forth between New York City and the Dominican ...more

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Fernando Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
Fernando Cabrera is a Dominican-American poet, essayist, visual artist, songwriter and professor. He is a National Poetry and Literary Essay Prize Winner.

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Leopoldo Minaya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Dominican Republic
Leopoldo Minaya Leopoldo Minaya is a Dominican poet. He is a member of the Generation of 1980 literary movement in the Dominican Republic. He won the 2001 Miguel de Cervantes Cultural Association Award. His ...more