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

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist
Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, 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

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author
Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer
Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

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

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet
Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina

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Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer
Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill
Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist

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

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet

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

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
Andrea LevyAndrea Levy
07 March 1956, British
Author

Caroline NortonCaroline Norton
22 March 1808, British
Author
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist

Amy LevyAmy Levy
10 November 1861, British
Poet, Novelist, Essayist
Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist
Rebecca HumphriesRebecca Humphries
03 October 1987, British
Actress, Playwright

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972, British
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter

Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989, British
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,
Tamzin MerchantTamzin Merchant
04 March 1987, British
Actress

Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress
Sophie DahlSophie Dahl
15 September 1977, British
Author, Model, Writer

Nadiya HussainNadiya Hussain
25 December 1984, British
Television personality

Anne ListerAnne Lister
03 April 1791, British
Writer

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
01 October 1868, British
Writer
Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress

Jane FallonJane Fallon
09 December 1960, British
Novelist

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Sally WainwrightSally Wainwright
1963 AD, British
television producer, screenwriter, playwright
Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959, British
Writer

Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969, British
Business Women

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
Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer
Martha FiennesMartha Fiennes
05 February 1964, British
actor, screenwriter, writer

Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945, British
Novelist, Journalist

E. L. JamesE. L. James
07 March 1963, British
Writer, Novelist
Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress

Lorraine PascaleLorraine Pascale
17 November 1972, British
Television cook
Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960, British
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist

Jackie CollinsJackie Collins
04 October 1937, British, American
Novelist

Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British
Actress

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
26 February 1909, British
Novelist
Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948, Mexican, British, American
Author

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969, British, Welsh
Singer
Anne PerryAnne Perry
28 October 1938, British
Writer

Emma ForrestEmma Forrest
26 December 1976, British, American
Journalists
Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Emerald FennellEmerald Fennell
01 October 1985, British
Actress
Julia DonaldsonJulia Donaldson
16 September 1948, British
Writer, Playwright, Author, Children's writer