Cote d Ivoire and Egypt
Marguerite Abouet, born in Abidjan (1971 ), writer of graphic novels.
Angele Bassole-Ouedraogo, also connected with Burkina Faso (1967 ), poet and journalist.
Tanella Boni, poet and novelist.
Micheline Coulibaly, born in Vietnam (19502003), short story writer and writer for children.
Bernard Binlin Dadie (1916 ), novelist, playwright, poet and politician.[Killam & Rowe]
Henriette Diabate (1935- ), politician and writer.
Richard Dogbeh, also connected with Benin, Senegal and Togo (19322003), novelist and educator.
Werewere-Liking Gnepo, also connected with Cameroon (1950 ), writer, playwright and performer.
Gilbert G. Groud (1956 ), painter, illustrator and author.
Adjoua Flore Kouame (1964 ), novelist.
Ahmadou Kourouma (19272003), novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Lauryn, also connected with Togo and Benin, born in France (1978 )
Veronique Tadjo (1955 ), poet, novelist and artist.
Ahmed Shawki (18681932
Hafez Ibrahim (18721932)
Salama Moussa (18871958)
Taha Hussein (18891973)
Fekry Pasha Abaza (18961979)
Tawfik El Hakim (18981987), playwright.[Killam & Rowe]
Muhammad Husayn Haykal (19091956)
Abo El Seoud El Ebiary (19101969)
Naguib Mahfouz, (19112006), novelist, short story writer and playwright awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in Literature.[Killam & Rowe]
Edmond Jabes (19121991)
Tatamkulu Afrika, also connected with South Africa (19202002)
Andree Chedid (19202011), poet and novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Mustafa Mahmoud (19212009)
Fathy Ghanem (19241998), novelist, journalist and editor.[Killam & Rowe]
Anis Mansour (19252011)
Yusuf Idris (19271991)
Alifa Rifaat (19301996)
Mohammad Moustafa Haddara (19301997)
Samir Amin (1931 )
Nawal El Saadawi (1931 ), feminist writer and activist.[Killam & Rowe]
Sonallah Ibrahim (1937 )
Abdel Rahman El Abnudi (1938 )
Leila Ahmed (1940 )
Gamal Al-Ghitani (1945 )
Ahdaf Soueif (1950 )