Severin Cecile Abega (1955–2008), French-language fiction writer and anthropologist, author of Les Bimanes, Le Bourreau and Entre Terre et Ciel.[Gikandi]
Marie-Therese Assiga Ahanda, chemist and novelist.
Paul-Charles Atangana (1930– ), French-language poet.
Philomene Bassek (1957– ), French-language novelist, author of La Tache de Sang.[Gikandi]
Francis Bebey (1929–2001), author of Les Trois Petits Cireurs, Agatha Moudio'son, The Ashanti Doll, Enfant Pluie and Ministre et le Griot.[Gikandi]
Bate Besong (1954–2007), poet.[Gikandi]
Mongo Beti, pseudonym of Alexandre Biyidi Awala (1932–2001), novelist writing in French.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Calixthe Beyala (1961– ), novelist writing in French.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Jacques Bonjawo (1960– ), software engineer and columnist.
Bole Butake (1947– ), playwright.[Gikandi]
Fernando d'Almeida (1955– ), journalist and poet.
Paul Dakeyo (1948– ), poet.[Gikandi]
Mbella Sonne Dipoko (1936– ), English-language novelist, poet and painter.[Gikandi]
Gaston-Paul Effa (1965– ), novelist.[Gikandi]
Jean Marc Ela (1936– ), African liberation theologian, author of African Cry and My Faith as an African
Samuel-Martin Eno Belinga (1935– ), poet, geologist and civil servant.
Professor Ndumbe Eyoh (1949–2006), playwright.
Alexis Maxime Feyou de Happy, French-language playwright, author of Conscience Ouverte (1974), Dithy (2002), Fairy Tales from Propagamar (2006), Victus Libri/Classic African Art (2008), Les Mezzotiniales (2009), Bodanou le Petit Oiseau Rouge (2010), and La Septieme Colonne/L'Ombre de Meridor (2010).
Joseph Feyou de Happy (1921– ), French-language politician and historian, author of L'esprit des lois grassfields.
Patrice Kayo (1942– ), poet, short story writer and oral storyteller.[Gikandi]
Yodi Karone (1954 ), novelist.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Werewere Liking (1950– ), novelist also associated with Cote d’Ivoire.[Gikandi]
Jeanne Ngo Mai (1933– ), French-language poet.
Claude-Joseph M'Bafou-Zetebeg (1948– ), French-language poet.
Achille Mbembe (1957– ), political philosopher.
Remy Sylvestre Medou Mvomo (1938– ), novelist and playwright.[Gikandi]
Evelyne Mpoudi Ngole (1953–), French-language novelist, author of Sous La Cendre Le Feu and Petit Jo, Enfant Des Rues.
Engelbert Mveng (1930– ), French-language poet, author of Balafon.
Bill F. NDI (1964– ), English-language poet and playwright, author of K'cracy, Trees in the Storm and Other Poems, Mishaps and Other Poems, Toils and Travails, and Gods in the Ivory Towers.
Bernard Nanga (1934–1985), French-language novelist, author of Les Chauve-Souris.[Gikandi]
David Ndachi Tagne (1958– ), novelist and journalist.[Gikandi]
Patrice Nganang (1970- ), novelist.
Charles Ngande, French-language poet.
Simon Njami (1962– ), novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Jean-Jacques Nkollo (1962– ), novelist.[Gikandi]
Etienne B. Noume, pen-name of Etienne NKepndep (1944–1970), French-language poet.
Jean-Paul-Nyunai (1932– ), French-language poet.
Joseph Owono (1921–1981), novelist and diplomat.
Ferdinand Oyono (1929– ), novelist.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Guillaume Oyono-Mbia (1939– ), playwright writing in English and French, author of Trois Pretendants un mari.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Rene Philombe, pseudonym of Philippe-Louis Ombede (1930–2001), novelist and editor.[Gikandi]
Francois Sengat-Kuo (1931– ), French-language poet, author of Fleurs de Laterite, Heures rouges, and Collier de Cauris.
Elolongue Epanya Yondo (1930– ), poet in French and Duala.
Delphine Zanga Tsogo (1935– ), feminist and writer.[Gikandi]