List of the most popular authors from Puerto Rico, 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 Puerto Rican 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 Puerto Rican writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.
List authors range from Pedro Pietri to Emma Goldrick.
This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Puerto Rico?" and "Who are the best Puerto Rican authors?"For further information on these historic Puerto Rican authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Puerto Rican authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
Rita Dolores Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress and singer. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards, which include an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Oscar. ...more
Works Written: Rita Moreno: A Memoir
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Nationality: United States of America, Puerto Rico
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José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, best known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican actor, as well as the first Hispanic actor, to win an Academy Award. To honor his roots, he donated his Oscar award to the University of Puerto Rico. ...more
Works Written: Oh^! Captain!
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: United States of America
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Rosario Ferré is a Puerto Rican writer, poet, and essayist. Her father, Luis A. Ferré, was the third elected Governor of Puerto Rico and the founding father of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico. When her mother, Lorenza Ramírez de Arellano, died in 1970 during her father's term as Governor, ...more
Works Written: Papeles De Pandora, Pico Rico Mandorico Y Otros Cuentos, La extrana muerte del Capitancito Candelario, El Sombrero Magico, Vecindarios excéntricos, + more
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Miguel Piñero was a playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café. He was a leading member of the Nuyorican literary movement. ...more
Works Written: Short Eyes
Birthplace: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rico
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