Lake Chapala Authors


This blog features short biographies of the many, many authors and artists associated with Lake Chapala. It mainly focuses on authors and artists who lived or worked in the area from 1900 to 1980, and who are no longer with us.

This index lists authors’ biographies currently (as of 13 April 2018) on this site (this companion page lists artists). This list continues to grow, so watch this space!

Mysteries / other:


General / Index pages:

Comments, corrections or additional material related to any of the writers and artists featured in our series of mini-bios are welcomes. Please email us or use the comments feature at the bottom of individual posts.

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  2 Responses to “Lake Chapala Authors”

  1. Herb Altman was a writer in Ajijic. 1926-2006. Wrote a biography of Lenny Bruce and several episodes of Gunsmoke.

    • Thanks for pointing that out to us. Are you able to share any more about when he was in Ajijic and whether or not he was writing at that time? If you prefer to communicate via email, then please use info AT

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