Mauritius and Tanzania
Richard Sedley Assonne (1961 ), Francophone journalist and poet.
Thomi Pitot de la Beaujardiere (born 1779), Francophone poet.
Lilian Berthelot, poet.
Jean Blaize (18601937), Francophone writer.
Marcel Cabon (19121972), Francophone novelist.
Charles Castellan (18121851), Francophone poet.
Raymond Chasle (19301996), Francophone diplomat and poet.
Malcolm de Chazal (19021981), writer, painter and visionary.
Francois Chrestien (17671846), Mauritian Creole poet and singer.
Lindsey Collen (1948 ), novelist and activist also associated with South Africa.
Carl de Souza (1949 ), Francophone novelist.
Ananda Devi (1957 ), Francophone novelist and poet.
Maurice Duverge (18491891), Francophone poet.
Jacques Edouard (1964 ), Francophone journalist, poet and writer.
Jean Fanchette (19321992), Francophone poet and psychoanalyst.
Charles Gueuvin (18341905), Francophone poet.
Robert-Edward Hart (18911954), francophone poet and novelist.
Stefan Hart De Keating (1971 ), Francophone slam poet.
J. M. G. Le Clezio (1940 ), Francophone writer also associated with France.
Leoville L'Homme (18571928), Francophone poet.
Yusuf Kadel (1970 ), Francophone poet and playwright.
Raymonde de Kervern (18991973), Francophone poet.
Felicien Mallefille (18131868), Francophone novelist and playwright.
Edouard Maunick (1931 ), Francophone poet, writer, and diplomat.[Killam & Rowe] [Gikandi]
Jean-Georges Prosper (1933 ), poet.
Camille de Rauville (1910 ), Francophone writer.
Pierre Renaud (19211976), Francophone poet.
Amal Sewtohul (1971 ), diplomat and writer in French and Mauritian Creole.
Khal Torabully (1956 ), Francophone poet.
Paul-Jean Toulet (18671920), Francophone poet and writer in French and Mauritian Creole.
Abhimanyu Unnuth (1937 ), Hindi writer.
Dev Virahsawmy (1942 ), politician and playwright.
Agoro Anduru (19481992), short story writer.[Killam & Rowe]
Mark Behr (1963 ), fiction writer also connected with South Africa.
Chachage Seithy Chachage ( 2006), sociologist and Swahili novelist.
Abdulrazak Gurnah (1948 ), novelist and critic.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Ebrahim N. Hussein (1943 ), playwright, essayist, poet and translator.[Gikandi] [Gikandi & Mwangi] [Killam & Rowe]
Euphrase Kezilahabi (1944 ), novelist, poet and scholar.
Jacqueline Kibacha, poet.
Aniceti Kitereza (18961981), novelist.
Amandina Lihamba (1944 ), playwright.
Ismael R. Mbise, novelist and academic.[Gikandi]
Penina Mlama, playwright.
Sandra A. Mushi, poet.
Elvis Musiba ( 2010), businessman and Swahili novelist.
Godfrey Mwakikagile, writer and specialist in African studies.
Ras Nas, musician and poet.
Julius Nyerere (19221999), politician and writer.[Gikandi & Mwangi]
Peter Palangyo (19391993), novelist.[Gikandi] [Gikandi & Mwangi] [Killam & Rowe]
Prince Kagwema (1931 ), novelist.[Killam & Rowe]
Hammie Rajab, Swahili novelist.
Shaaban Robert (19091962), Swahili novelist and poet.[Gikandi]
Gabriel Ruhumbika (1938 ), novelist and short story writer.[Gikandi] [Killam & Rowe]
Edwin Semzaba, novelist, playwright, actor and director.
Robert Bin Shaaban (19021962), poet, author and essayist.
Shafi Adam Shafi, Swahili novelist.