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Famous Authors from Ethiopia

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

Examples include Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin and Eleni Zaude Gabre-Madhin.

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

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