Latina Reads: 12 Colombian And Colombian-American Authors You Should Have On Your Bookshelf

When it comes to Colombian literature, Gabriel García Márquez is the name that most often comes to mind, but women’s literary contributions are just as worthy of praise.

From writers in the South American country to those from the U.S., Colombian female authors faced several struggles in trying to make it in a world that was hostile to women — and many of them changed the literary game.

Here, 12 of Colombia’s fiercest lady writers.

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