It should be noted that in just over a hundred years, the Dominican Republic has built a solid literary canon: numerous poets, essayists, narrators, and playwrights have transcended borders. Names such as the National Poet Pedro Mir, Juan Bosch, Manuel del Cabral, Alexis Gómez Rosa, Andrés L. Mateo, Pedro Peix and Marcio Veloz Maggiolo stand out for their great talent.
Along with these established authors, there is a new generation of internationally recognized, among them: Julia Álvarez, Junot Díaz, Rita Indiana Hernández, Ariadna Vásquez, Rey Andújar and Nan Chevalier, whose works are on par with their contemporaries from other nations. Latin American.