Hispanic Heritage Month: 11 Hispanic American Authors with Must-Read Works

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Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the rich histories, unique cultures and historic contributions of people from Spanish-speaking areas around the globe. One great way to commemorate this important month is to cultivate your understanding of diverse perspectives — especially by reading books from celebrated Hispanic American authors.

To help you recognize and reflect during Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re taking you on a journey through the stories of some of today's top novelists, poets and other creators from Hispanic backgrounds and giving you an overview of their most celebrated works. Whether you love illuminating novels or thoughtful poetry, you're sure to find a great choice for your next read on this list of trailblazers and their indispensable works.