Early South Asian American Literature:
- Dhan Gopal Mukerji was one of the first popular Indian writers in the U.S.. Sandhya or Songs of Twilight was his first published work, published in 1917.
- Bienvenido Santos is a pioneering Filipino American writer, known for his novel The Volcano.
20th Century and Contemporary:
- Other writers include: Ved Mehta, Jose Garcia Villa, Carlos Bulosan, Linda Ty-Casper, Shishir Kurup (playwright), Sohrab Homi Fracis, Akhil Sharma, Jhumpa Lahiri, Salman Rushdie, Reetika Vazirani, N.V.M Gonzalez, V.V. Ganeshananthan (Sri Lankan American), Catzie Vilayphonh, Andrew Pham, Lan Cao, Quang X. Pham