Andre-Patient Bokiba, academic.
Adele Caby-Livannah (1957 )
Emmanuel Dongala (1941 )
Mambou Aimee Gnali
Sony Lab'ou Tansi (19471995), born in Congo-Kinshasa
Henri Lopes (1937 ), born in Congo-Kinshasa
Alain Mabanckou (1966 )
Florence Lina Mouissou (1972 ), novelist.
Victor N'Gembo-Mouanda (1969 )
Tchicaya U Tam'si (19311988)
Jean-Baptiste Tati-Loutard (19382009)
Jeannette Balou Tchichelle (19472005)
Chris emmanuel BAKOUMA MALANDA (2012)
Congo (Democratic Republic) formerly Zaire
Leonie Abo, (1945 ), autobiographical writer.
Jongungu Lokole Bolamba (19131990), poet.[Gikandi]
Rais Neza Boneza (1979 ), poet and peace researcher.
Amba Bongo, writer and advocate for refugees.
Lima-Baleka B sekilolo, poet.
Charles Djungu-Simba Kamatenda (1953 ), journalist, teacher, publisher, and writer.[Gikandi]
Philibert Edme, writer
Buabua wa Kayembe Mubadiate (1950 ), playwright.[Gikandi]
Christine Kalonji, French-language fiction writer.
Kama Sywor Kamanda (1952 ), writer and poet.[Killam & Rowe]
Maguy Kabamba (1960 ), writer and translator.
Paul Lomami-Tshibamba (19141985), novelist born in Congo-Brazzaville.[Gikandi]
V. Y. Mudimbe (1941 ), philosopher, academic and author.[Gikandi]
Ngal Mbwil a Mpaang (1933 ), novelist.[Gikandi]
Kavidi Wivine N'Landu, poet.
Clementine Nzuji (1944 ), poet.[Gikandi]
Sony Labou Tansi (19471995), novelist and poet.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Kabika Tshilolo, French-language writer.
Frederick Kambemba Yamusangie, novelist, playwright and poet.
Lye M. Yoka, playwright and short story writer. [Gikandi]
Batukezanga Zamenka (19332000), novelist and essayist.