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

This list below has everything from Ingrid Rimland to Ananías Maidana.

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

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Augusto Roa Bastos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Augusto Roa Bastos I^! the Supreme, The Contravida, El Fiscal Augusto Roa Bastos was a Paraguayan novelist and short story writer. As a teenager he fought in the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, and he later worked as a journalist, screenwriter and ...more

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Ingrid Rimland is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Ingrid Rimland The Wanderers, Lebensraum! Book 3, Psyching out sex Ingrid Rimland is a Ukrainian-born American author, child psychologist, activist, former social worker, and Holocaust denier. She has written several novels loosely based upon her own ...more

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Ticio Escobar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Ticio Escobar Ethnocide, The curse of Nemur Ticio Escobar is a Paraguayan lawyer, academic, art critic, curator, museum director, and Minister of Culture of Paraguay. He has written about, curated shows, and championed the rights of ...more

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Alfredo Seiferheld is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Alfredo Seiferheld Alfredo Seiferheld was a Paraguayan writer and journalist.

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Hérib Campos Cervera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Hérib Campos Cervera Paraguayan poet Hérib Campos Cervera was born in Asunción, Paraguay, on March 30, 1905, son of Spanish parents, Herib Campos Cervera, also a poet, and of Alicia Diaz Perez, sister ...more

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Juan Carlos Da Costa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Juan Carlos Da Costa Juan Carlos Da Costa was a writer, politician, activist and leader of the OPM clandestine movement, created in the mid 1970s, against General Alfredo Stroessner's dictatorship. He died fighting ...more

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Ananías Maidana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Ananías Maidana Ananías Maidana was a teacher and politician in Paraguay. For years he was a political prisoner under the dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner. He later became secretary-general of the ...more

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Eloy Fariña Núñez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Eloy Fariña Núñez Eloy Fariña Núñez was born in Humaita, historical city of the department of Ñeembucu, in the Republic of Paraguay, on July 25, 1885, son of Felix Fariña and

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Julio Correa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Julio Correa Julio Correa was a Paraguayan poet in Guarani language. Correa's maternal grandfather, Myzkowsky, was of Polish origins. His father was Portuguese. Correa left school at young age. He started to ...more

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Juan Silvano Godoi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Juan Silvano Godoi Juan Bautista Gill was a Paraguayan scholar.

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Susy Delgado is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Susy Delgado Ayvu membyre Susy Delgado is a Paraguayan poet in Spanish and Guarani.

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Pastor Coronel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Pastor Coronel Pastor Milciades Coronel was the chief of the Investigations Department during General Alfredo Stroessner's dictatorship of Paraguay. He is considered by human rights activists, like ...more

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Elsa Wiezell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Elsa Wiezell Elsa Wiezell was a Paraguayan poet and teacher. Her work also includes paintings that reside in art galleries and cultural centers of Asunción. She was born in Asunción, Paraguay, ...more

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Gladys Carmagnola is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Gladys Carmagnola Gladys Carmagnola is a Paraguayan poet and teacher. She is one of the countries best known writers; her work is devoted to a wide audience, including works for children and adults. She was born ...more

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Roque Vallejos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Roque Vallejos Roque Vallejos was a poet, psychiatrist and essayist from Paraguay.

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Agustín Goiburú is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Paraguay
Agustín Goiburú Agustín Goiburú was a politician from Paraguay. He was the leader of the movement MOPOCO that represented the strongest opposition to the dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner. He was ...more