Throughout history, there have been many Austrian women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Austrian female writers such as Elfriede Jelinek, Bertha von Suttner, Natascha Kampusch, Emilie Schindler, Maria Schell.
Elfriede JelinekElfriede Jelinek
20 October 1946, Austrian
Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Bertha von SuttnerBertha von Suttner
09 June 1843, Austrian
Pacifist, First Woman to Receive the Nobel Peace

Emilie SchindlerEmilie Schindler
22 October 1907, Austrian, German
Writer, Autobiographer

Senta BergerSenta Berger
13 May 1941, Austrian, German
Actress

Christine KaufmannChristine Kaufmann
11 January 1945, Austrian, German
Actress

Alma MahlerAlma Mahler
31 August 1879, Austrian, American
Composer
Waris DirieWaris Dirie
1965 AD, Austrian, Somalian
Model

Joy AdamsonJoy Adamson
20 January 1910, Austrian, Czech, British
Naturalist

Gitta SerenyGitta Sereny
13 March 1921, Austrian, British
Biographer
Ingeborg BachmannIngeborg Bachmann
25 June 1926, Austrian
Poet

Bertha PappenheimBertha Pappenheim
27 February 1859, Austrian, German
Writer, Journalist, Social worker, Feminist
Penny McLeanPenny McLean
04 November 1948, Austrian
Vocalist

Vicki BaumVicki Baum
24 January 1888, Austrian, American
Writer

Ilse AichingerIlse Aichinger
01 November 1921, Austrian
Writer

Erika PluharErika Pluhar
28 February 1939, Austrian
Actress