Mauritius and Tanzania
Richard Sedley Assonne (1961Ц ), Francophone journalist and poet.
Thomi Pitot de la Beaujardiere (born 1779), Francophone poet.
Lilian Berthelot, poet.
Jean Blaize (1860Ц1937), Francophone writer.
Marcel Cabon (1912Ц1972), Francophone novelist.
Charles Castellan (1812Ц1851), Francophone poet.
Raymond Chasle (1930Ц1996), Francophone diplomat and poet.
Malcolm de Chazal (1902Ц1981), writer, painter and visionary.
Francois Chrestien (1767Ц1846), Mauritian Creole poet and singer.
Lindsey Collen (1948Ц ), novelist and activist also associated with South Africa.
Carl de Souza (1949Ц ), Francophone novelist.
Ananda Devi (1957Ц ), Francophone novelist and poet.
Maurice Duverge (1849Ц1891), Francophone poet.
Jacques Edouard (1964Ц ), Francophone journalist, poet and writer.
Jean Fanchette (1932Ц1992), Francophone poet and psychoanalyst.
Charles Gueuvin (1834Ц1905), Francophone poet.
Robert-Edward Hart (1891Ц1954), francophone poet and novelist.
Stefan Hart De Keating (1971Ц ), Francophone slam poet.
J. M. G. Le Clezio (1940Ц ), Francophone writer also associated with France.
Leoville L'Homme (1857Ц1928), Francophone poet.
Yusuf Kadel (1970Ц ), Francophone poet and playwright.
Raymonde de Kervern (1899Ц1973), Francophone poet.
Felicien Mallefille (1813Ц1868), Francophone novelist and playwright.
Edouard Maunick (1931Ц ), Francophone poet, writer, and diplomat.[Killam & Rowe] [Gikandi]
Jean-Georges Prosper (1933Ц ), poet.
Camille de Rauville (1910Ц ), Francophone writer.
Pierre Renaud (1921Ц1976), Francophone poet.
Amal Sewtohul (1971Ц ), diplomat and writer in French and Mauritian Creole.
Khal Torabully (1956Ц ), Francophone poet.
Paul-Jean Toulet (1867Ц1920), Francophone poet and writer in French and Mauritian Creole.
Abhimanyu Unnuth (1937Ц ), Hindi writer.
Dev Virahsawmy (1942Ц ), politician and playwright.
Agoro Anduru (1948Ц1992), short story writer.[Killam & Rowe]
Mark Behr (1963Ц ), fiction writer also connected with South Africa.
Chachage Seithy Chachage ( Ц2006), sociologist and Swahili novelist.
Abdulrazak Gurnah (1948Ц ), novelist and critic.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Ebrahim N. Hussein (1943Ц ), playwright, essayist, poet and translator.[Gikandi] [Gikandi & Mwangi] [Killam & Rowe]
Euphrase Kezilahabi (1944Ц ), novelist, poet and scholar.
Jacqueline Kibacha, poet.
Aniceti Kitereza (1896Ц1981), novelist.
Amandina Lihamba (1944Ц ), playwright.
Ismael R. Mbise, novelist and academic.[Gikandi]
Penina Mlama, playwright.
Sandra A. Mushi, poet.
Elvis Musiba ( Ц2010), businessman and Swahili novelist.
Godfrey Mwakikagile, writer and specialist in African studies.
Ras Nas, musician and poet.
Julius Nyerere (1922Ц1999), politician and writer.[Gikandi & Mwangi]
Peter Palangyo (1939Ц1993), novelist.[Gikandi] [Gikandi & Mwangi] [Killam & Rowe]
Prince Kagwema (1931Ц ), novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Hammie Rajab, Swahili novelist.
Shaaban Robert (1909Ц1962), Swahili novelist and poet.[Gikandi]
Gabriel Ruhumbika (1938Ц ), novelist and short story writer.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Edwin Semzaba, novelist, playwright, actor and director.
Robert Bin Shaaban (1902Ц1962), poet, author and essayist.
Shafi Adam Shafi, Swahili novelist.