List of the most popular authors from Venezuela, 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 Venezuelan 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 Venezuelan writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.
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- Cristina Marcano (1960), is a noted biographer of former Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.... more
- Arturo Uslar Pietri (16 May 1906 in Caracas – 26 February 2001) was a Venezuelan intellectual,... more
- Moisés Kaufman (born November 21, 1963) is a Venezuelan playwright, director and founder of... more
- Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco (24 July 1783 – 17... more
- Manuel Antonio Caballero Agüero (5 December 1931 – 12 December 2010) was a notable Venezuelan... more
- Henri Charrière (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃ʁi ʃaʁjɛʁ]; 16 November 1906 – 29 July 1973) was a... more
- Tarek William Saab (Spanish pronunciation: [taˈɾek wiˈʎjam ˈsa:β]; born 10 September 1963) is... more
- Rómulo Ángel del Monte Carmelo Gallegos Freire (2 August 1884 – 5 April 1969) was a Venezuelan... more
- Aquiles Nazoa (Caracas, 17 May 1920 - 26 April 1976) was a Venezuelan writer, journalist, poet... more
- Tui T. Sutherland, also known as T. T. Sutherland (born July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela)... more
- Armando Reverón (1889–1954) was a Venezuelan painter and sculptor, precursor of Arte Povera... more
- Alfredo Armas Alfonzo (6 August 1921 in Clarines, Anzoátegui, Venezuela, - 9 November 1990 in... more
- Salvador Garmendia Graterón (11 June 1928, Barquisimeto – 13 May 2001, Caracas) was a notable... more
- Teresa de la Parra (October 5, 1889 – April 23, 1936) was a Venezuelan novelist.... more
- Luis Felipe Ramón y Rivera (August 23, 1913 - October 22, 1993) was a Venezuelan musician,... more
- Mariano Federico Picón Salas was a Venezuelan diplomatic, cultural critic and writer of the... more
- Pablo F. Fenjves (born 1953) is an American screenwriter and ghostwriter based in Los Angeles,... more
- Yucef Merhi (born February 8, 1977) is a Venezuelan artist, poet and computer programmer,... more
- Armando José Sequera is a writer.... more
- José Antonio Ramos Sucre (Cumaná, 9 June 1890 – Geneva, 13 June 1930) was a Venezuelan poet,... more
- Adriano González León (Valera, Trujillo State, 1931 - Caracas, 12 January 2008) was a... more
- Andrés Mata may refer to: Andrés Mata (writer) (1870–1931), Venezuelan poet, writer and... more
- Julio Calcaño is a writer....
- Juan Liscano Velutini (7 July 1915 - 17 February 2001) was a Venezuelan poet, folklorist,... more
- Jorge Olavarría was a Venezuelan journalist, politician, historian, and writer. He was editor... more