Cote d Ivoire and Egypt
Marguerite Abouet, born in Abidjan (1971Ц ), writer of graphic novels.
Angele Bassole-Ouedraogo, also connected with Burkina Faso (1967Ц ), poet and journalist.
Tanella Boni, poet and novelist.
Micheline Coulibaly, born in Vietnam (1950Ц2003), short story writer and writer for children.
Bernard Binlin Dadie (1916Ц ), novelist, playwright, poet and politician.[Killam & Rowe]
Henriette Diabate (1935- ), politician and writer.
Richard Dogbeh, also connected with Benin, Senegal and Togo (1932Ц2003), novelist and educator.
Werewere-Liking Gnepo, also connected with Cameroon (1950Ц ), writer, playwright and performer.
Gilbert G. Groud (1956Ц ), painter, illustrator and author.
Adjoua Flore Kouame (1964Ц ), novelist.
Ahmadou Kourouma (1927Ц2003), novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Lauryn, also connected with Togo and Benin, born in France (1978Ц )
Veronique Tadjo (1955Ц ), poet, novelist and artist.
Ahmed Shawki (1868Ц1932
Hafez Ibrahim (1872Ц1932)
Salama Moussa (1887Ц1958)
Taha Hussein (1889Ц1973)
Fekry Pasha Abaza (1896Ц1979)
Tawfik El Hakim (1898Ц1987), playwright.[Killam & Rowe]
Muhammad Husayn Haykal (1909Ц1956)
Abo El Seoud El Ebiary (1910Ц1969)
Naguib Mahfouz, (1911Ц2006), novelist, short story writer and playwright awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in Literature.[Killam & Rowe]
Edmond Jabes (1912Ц1991)
Tatamkulu Afrika, also connected with South Africa (1920Ц2002)
Andree Chedid (1920Ц2011), poet and novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Mustafa Mahmoud (1921Ц2009)
Fathy Ghanem (1924Ц1998), novelist, journalist and editor.[Killam & Rowe]
Anis Mansour (1925Ц2011)
Yusuf Idris (1927Ц1991)
Alifa Rifaat (1930Ц1996)
Mohammad Moustafa Haddara (1930Ц1997)
Samir Amin (1931Ц )
Nawal El Saadawi (1931Ц ), feminist writer and activist.[Killam & Rowe]
Sonallah Ibrahim (1937Ц )
Abdel Rahman El Abnudi (1938Ц )
Leila Ahmed (1940Ц )
Gamal Al-Ghitani (1945Ц )
Ahdaf Soueif (1950Ц )