Notable 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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 1 Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014

 2 Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Short Story Writer
Birthdate: August 24, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: June 14, 1986

 3 Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 4 Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
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 5 Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate
Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 19, 1998

 6 Reinaldo Arenas

Reinaldo Arenas
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Cuban poet
Birthdate: July 16, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oriente
Died: December 7, 1990
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 7 Richard Rodriguez

Richard Rodriguez
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist, Teacher
Birthdate: July 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco
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 8 Laura Esquivel

Laura Esquivel
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: September 30, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City

 9 Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Pedro Calderon de la Barca
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Birthdate: January 17, 1600
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid
Died: May 21, 1681

 10 Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Journalist, Essayist, Musicologist, Literary critic
Birthdate: December 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lausanne
Died: April 24, 1980

 11 Cherríe Moraga

Cherríe Moraga
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Poet
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Whittier

 12 Manuel Puig

Manuel Puig
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: General Villegas, Argentina
Died: July 22, 1990

 13 Oscar Hijuelos

Oscar Hijuelos
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: novelist, writer
Birthdate: August 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 12, 2013

 14 Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda

Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: poet, writer, playwright
Birthdate: March 23, 1814
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 1, 1873

 15 Carmen Martín Gaite

Carmen Martín Gaite
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salamanca, Spain
Died: July 22, 2000