Throughout history, there have been many British women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female writers such as J. K. Rowling, Joan Collins, Jane Austen, Julie Andrews, Agatha Christie.
Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress
J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host
Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer

George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist
Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
28 July 1866, British
Author

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer
Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet
Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

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Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Novelist

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849, British, American
Novelist
Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet
Andrea LevyAndrea Levy
07 March 1956, British
Author

Rebecca WestRebecca West
21 December 1892, British
British author
Isabella BeetonIsabella Beeton
12 March 1836, British
Author

Frances BurneyFrances Burney
13 June 1752, British
Novelist

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer

Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist

Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist
Rebecca HumphriesRebecca Humphries
03 October 1987, British
Actress, Playwright

Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966, British, Welsh
Actress
Jane FallonJane Fallon
09 December 1960, British
Novelist

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989, British
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972, British
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter
Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British
Actress
Hilary MantelHilary Mantel
06 July 1952, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet

Emerald FennellEmerald Fennell
01 October 1985, British
Actress

Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959, British
Writer
Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
01 October 1868, British
Writer

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress
Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969, British
Business Women

Sophie DahlSophie Dahl
15 September 1977, British
Author, Model, Writer

Lorraine PascaleLorraine Pascale
17 November 1972, British
Television cook

Anne ListerAnne Lister
03 April 1791, British
Writer
Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
25 December 1984, British
Television personality

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona
06 September 1980, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer, Writer,

E. L. JamesE. L. James
07 March 1963, British
Novelist

Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948, Mexican, British, American
Author
Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976, British, American
Journalists

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer

Zadie SmithZadie Smith
25 October 1975, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969, British, Welsh
Singer

Sarah SolemaniSarah Solemani
04 September 1986, British
Actress
Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress

Jennifer WorthJennifer Worth
25 September 1935, British
Nurse
Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945, British
Novelist, Journalist

Jackie CollinsJackie Collins
04 October 1937, British, American
Novelist
Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress
Martha FiennesMartha Fiennes
05 February 1964, British
actor, screenwriter, writer