Famous Hispanic Authors - List of Famous Hispanic Authors

Hispanic authors have been quite famous for their writings since inception. Most of them received several awards for their contribution to Literation. Gabriel García Márquez acclaimed for his non-fiction works and short stories received Nobel Prize in Literature. His novels with One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera are quite famous and revolve around solitude. He talks about real experiences in his novels and set them in an imaginary place called Macondo. Paulo Coelho, famous for his novel, The Alchemist has won millions of hearts. The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros first novel that made her famous is a story of a Latin girl. Her writings towards cultural hybridity and economic inequality are quite famous. Junot Díaz, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Yuri Herrera are a few renowned Hispanic authors of all time. Continue reading to know more about the famous Hispanic authors.

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The Most Famous Hispanic Authors

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Isabel AllendeAugust 2, 1942Chilean, Peruvian, AmericanThe prolific writer is the author of award winning books such as 'Eva Luna' and ‘The House of Spirits'
Sandra CisnerosDecember 20, 1954AmericanSandra Cisneros is an American writer known for audaciously penning the realities and expectations from females in US and Mexico
Reinaldo ArenasJuly 16, 1943CubanReinaldo Arenas was a Cuban writer and poet who rebelled against Fidel Castro’s Cuban government and fled to the US
Octavio PazMarch 31, 1914MexicanOctavio Paz Lozano was a Nobel Prize winning Mexican poet, essayist and a diplomat
Jorge Luis BorgesAugust 24, 1899ArgentinianJorge Luis Borges was a famous Argentine poet, best known for his magical realism style of writing
Rubén DaríoJanuary 18, 1867NicaraguanRuben Dario is a famous poet who pioneered a literary movement titled ‘Modernismo’ and changed the face of Spanish literature
Gabriel Garcia MarquezMarch 6, 1927ColombianGabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist counted among the greatest writers of the 20th century
Federico García LorcaJune 5, 1898SpanishFederico García Lorca was a famous Spanish poet who had written the popular 'Romancero Gitano'
Rubén Darío

Rubén Darío

Ruben Dario is a famous poet who pioneered a literary movement titled ‘Modernismo’ and changed the face of Spanish literature

NicaraguanJanuary 18, 1867133 views

Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca was a famous Spanish poet who had written the popular 'Romancero Gitano'

SpanishJune 5, 1898123 views

Reinaldo Arenas

Reinaldo Arenas was a Cuban writer and poet who rebelled against Fidel Castro’s Cuban government and fled to the US

CubanJuly 16, 1943192 views

Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros is an American writer known for audaciously penning the realities and expectations from females in US and Mexico

AmericanDecember 20, 1954240 views

Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges was a famous Argentine poet, best known for his magical realism style of writing

ArgentinianAugust 24, 1899137 views

Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz Lozano was a Nobel Prize winning Mexican poet, essayist and a diplomat

MexicanMarch 31, 1914167 views

Isabel Allende

The prolific writer is the author of award winning books such as 'Eva Luna' and ‘The House of Spirits'

ChileanAugust 2, 1942280 views

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was a Colombian novelist counted among the greatest writers of the 20th century

ColombianMarch 6, 1927130 views