Angele Bassole-Ouedraogo (1967 ), French-language poet, also connected with Cote d'Ivoire.
Francois Djobi Bassolet (d. 2001), journalist, historian, and cultural leader.
Jacques Prosper Bazie (born 1955), poet.[Gikandi]
Nazi Boni (19091969), politician and writer.[Gikandi]
Sarah Bouyain (1968 ), writer and film director
Simpore Simone Compaore (born c. 1956), French-language playwright.
Augustin-Sonde Coulibaly (1933 ), French-language novelist, poet and critic.
Bernadette Sanou Dao (1952 ), politician, poet and children's writer.
D. Jean Pierre Guingane (1947 ), playwright, actor and director.[Gikandi]
Zarra Guiro (1957 ), French-language autobiographical writer.
Ignace Ansomwin Hien (1952 ), novelist, poet and storywriter.[Gikandi]
Monique Ilboudo, politician and writer.[Gikandi]
Pierre Claver Ilboudo (born 1948), French-language novelist.
Sophie Heidi Kam (1968 ), French-language poet, playwright and novelist.
Sandra Pierrette Kanzie, French-language poet.
Joseph Ki-Zerbo (19222006), politician and writer.
Amadou Kone (1953 ), novelist, playwright and short story writer.[Gikandi]
Gael Kone (1976 ), French-language poet.
Honorine Mare (1972 ), French-language poet and academic.
Roger Nikiema (c.1935 ), French-language jour alist, novelist and poet.
Suzy Henique Nikiema (1983 ). French-language novelist.
Kollin Noaga, pseudonym of Ernest Nongma Ouedraogo, politician, novelist and playwright.
Dim-Dolobsom Ouedraogo (18971940), intellectual.
Titinga Frederic Pacere (1943), museum curator and French-language writer.[Gikandi]
Adiza Sanoussi, French-language novelist.
Etienne Sawadogo, French-language novelist.
Marie-Simone Seri (born 1954), French-language autobiographical writer also connected with Cote d'Ivoire.
Jean-Baptiste Some, novelist.
Malidoma Patrice Some (1956 ), writer about religion.
Maxime Z. Some (1959 ), academic, politician and novelist.
Norbert Zongo (19491988), journalist and novelist.[Gikandi].
Angele Bassole-Ouedraogo (born 1967) is an Ivoirian born Canadian poet and journalist. She was born in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire and raised in Burkina Faso, and was educated at the University of Ouagadougou. She subsequently studied in Canada, receiving a doctorate from the University of Ottawa and a journalism degree from the Universite de Montreal.
She is currently a researcher in women's studies at the University of Ottawa, and the managing editor of Editions Malaika.
Her 2003 book Avec tes mots won the Trillium Book Award for French language poetry.