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List of African writers by country

Index List of African writers by country

This is a list of prominent and notable writers from Africa. [1]

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African literature

African literature is literature of or from Africa and includes oral literature (or "orature", in the term coined by Ugandan scholar Pio Zirimu).

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African Writers Conference

On 1 June 1962, Makerere University.

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African Writers Series

African Writers Series (AWS) is a series of books by African writers that has been published by Heinemann since 1962.

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Alan Paton

Alan Stewart Paton (11 January 1903 – 12 April 1988) was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist.

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Anna M. Louw

Anna M. Louw (31 December 191312 June 2003) was a South African author.

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Ayo Ayoola-Amale

Ayo Ayoola-Amale is an African poet, lawyer, conflict-resolution professional, ombudsman, peace builder, and spoken-word performance artist whose voice is noted for its peace, harmony, humanity, political, surrealistic and dynamic innovations in lyricism and visceral sound.

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Birago Diop

Birago Diop (11 December 1906 – 25 November 1989) was a Senegalese poet and storyteller whose work restored general interest in African folktales and promoted him to one of the most outstanding African francophone writers.

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Camara Laye

Camara Laye (January 1, 1928 – February 4, 1980) was an African writer from Guinea.

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Francophone literature

Francophone literature is literature written in the French language.

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Gcina Mhlope

Nokugcina Elsie Mhlophe (born 24 October 1958) is a well-known South African anti-apartheid activist, actress, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author.

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J. M. Coetzee

John Maxwell Coetzee (born 9 February 1940) is a South African novelist, essayist, linguist, translator and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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List of Algerian writers

A This is a list of notable Algerian writers.

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List of Beninese writers

This is a list of Beninese writers.

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List of Egyptian writers

This is a list of Egyptian writers.

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List of Gambian writers

is a list of writers from the Gambia, ordered by surname.

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List of Latin American writers

This is a list of some of the most important writers from Latin America, organized by cultural region and nationality.

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List of Liberian writers

This is a list of Liberian writers.

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List of Malian writers

This is a list of Malian writers.

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List of Mauritian writers

This is a list of writers from Mauritius.

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List of Moroccan writers

This is a list of writers from Morocco.

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List of Mozambican writers

This is a list of Mozambican writers.

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List of Nigerian writers

This is a list of Nigerian writers.

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List of Nigerien writers

This is a list of Nigerien writers.

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List of Rwandan writers

This is a list of Rwandan writers.

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List of Senegalese writers

This is a list of prominent Senegalese authors (by surname).

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List of Sierra Leonean writers

This is a list of Sierra Leonean writers.

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List of South African writers

This is a list of writers from South Africa.

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List of Sudanese

This is a list of famous Sudanese people.

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List of Sudanese writers

This is a list of prominent Sudanese writers.

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List of Tanzanian writers

This is a list of Tanzanian writers.

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List of Togolese writers

This is a list of Togolese writers.

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List of Tunisian writers

This is a list of Tunisian writers.

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List of Ugandan writers

This is a list of noted Ugandan writers, born or raised in Uganda, whether living there or overseas, and writing in one of the languages of Uganda.

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List of Zimbabwean writers

This is a list of Zimbabwean writers.

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Lists of writers

The following are lists of writers.

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Marlene van Niekerk

Marlene van Niekerk is a South African author who is best known for her novel Triomf.

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Mohamed Osman Elkhosht

Muhammad Othman Elkhosht (al-khasht) (born 1964) (Arabic: محمد عثمان الخشت) is a professor of philosophy of religion and contemporary philosophy at Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, where he is also a cultural advisor.

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Mohammed Abdul-Hayy

Mohammed Abdul-Hayy (1 January 1944 – 23 August 1989) was a member of the first generation of post-colonial Sudanese writers and academics.

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Mohammed Dib

Mohammed Dib (محمد ديب; 21 July 1920 – 2 May 2003) was an Algerian author.

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Mongane Wally Serote

Mongane Wally Serote (born 8 May 1944) is a South African poet and writer.

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Naguib Mahfouz

Naguib Mahfouz (نجيب محفوظ,; December 11, 1911 – August 30, 2006) was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Paulin J. Hountondji

Paulin Hountondji (born 11 April 1942 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) is a Beninese philosopher, politician and academic.

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Philip Begho

Philip Begho (born 11 January 1956) is an award-winning Nigerian writer (dramatist, children's writer, novelist, short story writer, and poet), the author of more than forty books.

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The Golden Baobab Prize

The Golden Baobab Prize (formerly The Baobab Prize) is awarded annually to African writers of children's literature and young adult literature.

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Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka (Yoruba: Akinwándé Oluwo̩lé Babátúndé S̩óyinká,; born 13 July 1934), known as Wole Soyinka, is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist.

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Zaki Naguib Mahmoud

Zaki Naguib Mahmoud (February 2, 1905 - September 8, 1993) was an Egyptian intellectual and thinker, and is considered a pioneer in modern Arabic philosophical thought.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African_writers_by_country

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