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African Writers (by country):

This is a list of literary figures from the African continent, listed by country, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars, listed by country.

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Algeria

bullet Mohammed Dib
bullet Assia Djebar
bullet Tahar Djaout
bullet Frantz Fanon, originally from Martinique (1925-1961)
bullet Mouloud Feraoun
bullet Mouloud Mammeri
bullet Rachid Mimouni
bullet Ahlam Mostaghanemi
bullet Kateb Yacine
bullet(Albert Camus), a pied-noir

Angola

bullet Mario Pinto de Andrade
bullet Dia Kassembe
bullet Alda Lara (1930-1962)
bullet Pepetela
bullet Paula Tavares (1952- )
bullet Amplia Veiga, born in Portugal (1931- )


Benin

bullet Christine Adjahi Gnimagnon, also connected with Senegal
bullet Berte-Evelyne Agbo, also connected with Senegal
bullet Colette Senami Agossou Houeto (1939- )
bullet Adelaide Fassinou (1955- )
bullet Gisèle Hountondji (1954- )
bullet Paulin J. Hountondji
bullet Béatrice Lalilon Gbado
bullet Lauryn, also connected with Côte d'Ivoire and Togo, born in France
bullet Hortense Mayaba

Botswana

bullet Alexander McCall Smith, born in Zimbabwe

Bessie Head, born in South Africa Barolong Seboni, poet

Burkina Faso

bullet Angle Bassolé-Ouédraogo, also connected with Côte d'Ivoire
bullet Sarah Bouyain (1968- )
bullet Simporé Simone Compaore
bullet Zarra Guiro (1957- )
bullet Monique Ilboudo
bullet Sophie Heidi Kam (1968- )
bullet Sandra Pierrette Kanzie
bullet Marie-Simone Séri, also connected with Senegal
bullet Joseph Ki-Zerbo
bullet Gaël Koné (1976- )
bullet Honorine Mare (1972- )
bullet Suzy Henique Nikiéma (1983- )
bullet Adiza Sanoussi

Burundi

bullet Barbara Kururu Ndimurukundo (1950- )
bullet Esther Kamatari (1951- )
bullet Colette Samoya Kiruya (1952- )

Cape Verde

bullet Germano Almeida
bullet Cabral Amilcar, also connected with Guinea Bissau
bullet Leopoldina Barreto
bullet Alile Wahnon Ferro (1940- )
bullet Yolanda Morazzo (1928- )
bullet Dina Salústio (1941- )
bullet Ana Julia Monteiro Sança (1949- )
bullet Rosa de Saron
bullet Ivone Ramos (07.09.1926- )

Central African Republic

bullet Anurée Blouin (1921- )

Chad

bullet Marie-Christine Koundja (1957- )

Congo (-Brazzaville)

bullet Jeannette Balou Tchichelle (1947- )
bullet Noëlle Bizi Bazouma (1959- )
bullet Silvie Bokoko (1960- )
bullet Adèle Caby-Livannah (1957- )
bullet Cucile-Ivelyse Diamoneka (1940- )
bullet Diur N?Thumb
bullet Emmanuel Dongala
bullet Aleth Felix- Tchicaya (1955- )
bullet Mambou Aimée Gnali
bullet Floe Hazoume (1959- )
bullet Francine Laurans (1962- )
bullet Binéka Daniele Lissouba, born in France
bullet Jusitne M'Poyo Kassa-Vubu (1951- )
bullet Betty (Elisabeth) Mweya Tol'Ande (1947- )
bullet Ghislaine Sathoud (1969- )
bullet Tchicaya U Tam'si
bullet Marie-Leontine Tsibinda
bullet Brigitte Yengo

Congo (Democratic Republic) - formerly Zaire

bullet Léone Abo, (1945- )
bullet Amba Bongo
bullet Lila-Baleka Bosek?Ilolo
bullet Maguy Kabamba (1960- )
bullet Christine Kalonji
bullet Sony Labou Tansi
bullet V.Y. Mudimbe
bullet Kavidi Wivine N?Landu
bullet Clémentine Nzuji (1944- )
bullet Kabika Tshilolo
bullet Yamusangie, Frederick Kambemba

Côte d'Ivoire

bullet Josette D. Abondio
bullet Anne-Marie Adiaffi (1951- )
bullet Marie-Danielle Aka
bullet Marie Giselle Aka (born in the Lebanon) (1971- )
bullet Assamala Amoi, born in France (1960- )
bullet Michele Assamoua, originally from France (1941- )
bullet Annick Assemian, born in France (1952- )
bullet Angle Bassolé-Ouédraogo, also connected with Burkina Faso
bullet Khadi Sy Bizet
bullet Fatou Bolli
bullet Tanella Boni
bullet Isabelle Boni-Claverie
bullet Marie Anne Caro
bullet Jeanne de Cavally (1926- )
bullet Fanny Fatou Cissé (1971- )
bullet Micheline Coulibaly, born in Vietnam (1950-2003)
bullet Bernard Binlin Dadié
bullet Henriette Diabate
bullet Muriel Diallo (1967- )
bullet Marion Diby Zinnanti (1960- )
bullet Gina Dick
bullet Oklomin Kacou
bullet Simone Kaya (1937- )
bullet Fatou Kéita
bullet Alimatou Koné