Nafissatou Niang Diallo (1941-1982) was a Senegalese writer who wrote in French. After studying in Toulouse, she began writing. Her 1975 autobiography De Tilène au Plateau, a Dakar childhood (ISBN 2-7236-0099-8) was among the first works of literature to be published by a Senegalese woman. After this she published three novels. On a personal front she had six children and died at the age of 41.
Le Fort mauditParis: Hatier, 1980. (125p.). Novel. ISBN 2-218-05329-2
Awa la petite marchande . Paris: Les Nouvelles Editions Africaines, EDICEF, 1981. (143p.). Novel. ISBN 2-85069-272-7
La Princesse de Tiali . Dakar: Les Nouvelles Editions Africaines, 1987. (191p.). Novel. ISBN 2-7236-0956-1