List of famous writers from Haiti, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Haiti is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Haitian writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Haiti and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.
List is made up of writers like Emmanuel Sanon and Edwidge Danticat.
This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Haitian writers?" and "Which writers are from Haiti?"You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Haiti in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Haiti, but they're all of Haiti descent.
- Edwidge Danticat (Haitian Creole pronunciation: [ɛdwidʒ dãtika]; born January 19, 1969) is a... more
- Jean-Claude La Marre is an American writer, director, and film and television actor. His film... more
- Josaphat-Robert Large (November 15, 1942 – October 28, 2017) was a Haitian-American poet,... more
- Jacques Roumain (June 4, 1907 – August 18, 1944) was a Haitian writer, politician, and... more
- Félix Morisseau-Leroy (13 March 1912 – 5 September 1998), was a Haitian writer who wrote in... more
FrankétienneAge: 83Frankétienne (born Franck Étienne on April 12, 1936 in Ravine-Sèche, Haiti) is a Haitian... more
- Jean Price-Mars (15 October 1876 – 1 March 1969) was a Haitian doctor, teacher, politician,... more
Edouard Duval-CarriéAge: 65Edouard Duval-Carrié (born 1954) is a Haitian-born American painter and sculptor.... more
Arnold AntoninAge: 77Arnold Antonin (born 1942 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti) is a Haitian film director. Man of... more
- Louis-Philippe Dalembert (born December 8, 1962 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti) is a Haitian poet... more
Marie-Célie AgnantAge: 66Marie-Célie Agnant (born 1953, Port-au-Prince, Haiti) is an author who has been living in... more
- Emmanuel "Manno" Sanon (25 June 1951 – 21 February 2008) was a Haitian footballer who played... more
Frédéric MarcelinDec. at 69 (1848-1917)Frédéric Marcelin (1848–1917) was a Haitian writer and politician. Born in Port-au-Prince,... more
Ida FaubertDec. at 87 (1882-1969)Ida Faubert (Christian first name Gertrude Florentine Félicitée Ida) (14 February 1882, in... more
- Jean Jacques Clark Parent is a writer, poet, composer, singer, playwright, novelist, and... more