Notable Hispanic Authors

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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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Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014
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Sandra Cisneros
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
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Octavio Paz
(Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate)
Octavio Paz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 19, 1998
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Reinaldo Arenas
(Cuban poet)
Reinaldo Arenas
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oriente
Died: December 7, 1990
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Alejo Carpentier
(Writer, Journalist, Essayist, Musicologist, Literary critic)
Alejo Carpentier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: April 24, 1980
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Cherríe Moraga
(Writer, Poet)
Cherríe Moraga
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Whittier
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Manuel Puig
(Argentine Author Famous for His Novel 'La traición de Rita Hayworth')
Manuel Puig
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: General Villegas, Argentina
Died: July 22, 1990
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Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
(poet, writer, playwright)
Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
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Birthdate: March 23, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 1, 1873
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Carmen Martín Gaite
(Spanish Author Known for Her Short Novel 'The Nightmarish El Balneario' (The Spa))
Carmen Martín Gaite
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
Died: July 22, 2000