(Note: This is an ever growing list of postcolonial writers. Please feel free to suggest any authors that we might have missed)

Africa

Chinua Achebe

Ama Ata Aidoo 

Elechi Amadi

Ayi Kwei Armah

Mongo Beti

Frank M. Chipasula

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Sello Duiker

Buchi Emecheta

Cyprian Ekwensi

Athol Fugard

Nadine Gordimer

Bessie Head

Manu Herbstein

Chenjari Hove

Doris Lessing

Werewere Liking

Zakes Mda

Charles Mungoshi

Phaswane Mpe 

Ezekiel Mphahlele

Ngugi Wa Thiongo 

Osonye Tess Onwueme

Christopher Okigbo (Nigeria)

Ben Okri (Nigeria/UK)

Femi Osofisan (Nigeria)

Sembene Ousmane (Senegal)

Ferdinand Oyono (Cameroon)

Ken Saro-Wiwa (Nigeria; Ogoni)

Wole Soyinka

Miriam Tlali

Amos Tutuola

Yvonne Vera

Zoe Wicomb

Frederick Kambemba Yamusangie

Caribbean

Edward “Kamau” Brathwaite

Erna Brodber

Wilson Harris

Hubert Harrison

C. L. R. James

Jamaica Kincaid

George Lamming

Earl Lovelace

Shani Mootoo

V. S. Naipaul

Lakshmi Persaud

Caryl Phillips

Jean Rhys

Leone Ross

Samuel Selvon

Derek Walcott

South Asia (Including the diaspora)

Ahmed Ali

Mulk Raj Anand

Kamala Das

Anita Desai

Kiran Desai

Tanuja Desai Hidier

Nissim Ezekiel

Chitra Fernando

Zulfikar Ghose

James Goonewardene

Alamgir Hashmi (Pakistan)

Jhumpa Lahiri (India)

Kamala Markandaya (India)

Meera Mahadevan

Basavaraj Naikar

Mukul Kesavan

Rohinton Mistry

Michael Ondaatje

Arundhati Roy

Salman Rushdie

Nayantara Sahgal

Sara Suleri