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.
J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author
Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
Writer

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress

Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer
Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer
Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
28 July 1866, British
Author

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill

Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959, British
Writer
Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 
Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

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

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

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet
Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author

P. D. JamesP. D. James
03 August 1920, British
Writer
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849, British, American
Novelist

Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist
Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Novelist
Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Marie StopesMarie Stopes
15 October 1880, British
Paleobotanist & Women’s Rights Activists
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

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

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet
Frances BurneyFrances Burney
13 June 1752, British
Novelist

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author

Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer
Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist
Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist

Rebecca HumphriesRebecca Humphries
03 October 1987, British
Actress, Playwright

Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist
Jane FallonJane Fallon
09 December 1960, British
Novelist

Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
25 December 1984, British
Television personality
Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989, British
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,
Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
01 October 1868, British
Writer
Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972, British
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress

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

Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British
Actress
Hilary MantelHilary Mantel
06 July 1952, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet
Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress

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

Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948, Mexican, British, American
Author

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona
06 September 1980, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer, Writer,
Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966, British, Welsh
Actress

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

Lauren LaverneLauren Laverne
28 April 1978, British
Disc jockey

Emerald FennellEmerald Fennell
01 October 1985, British
Actress

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer
Jackie CollinsJackie Collins
04 October 1937, British, American
Novelist

Jodie MarshJodie Marsh
23 December 1978, British
Actor, Model, Writer, Glamour model
Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
22 February 1950, British
Singer-songwriter

Cherie BlairCherie Blair
23 September 1954, British
Barrister
Lorraine PascaleLorraine Pascale
17 November 1972, British
Television cook
Jasmine HarmanJasmine Harman
15 November 1975, British
TV Presenter