This is a list of famous Hispanic and Latino authors. These are some of the most well-known Mexican-American authors, writers, and poets. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in status, from Mexican American heroes and Latino/a heroes to beloved indie writers as well.
There are beloved Chicano writers and poets below, such as Francisco X. Alarcón. There are also Latino authors and famous Hispanic writers like Diana Gabaldon, Gary Soto, and Sandra Cisneros. Luis Alberto Urrea is one of the famous Mexican American poets that you might recognize. You may also be familiar with other stars on this famous Hispanic poets and writers list, such as Rudolpho Anaya, Pat Mora, and Ana Castillo.
Learn more about these famous Hispanic writers, poets, and authors below.