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.
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author

Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959, British
Writer

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
Writer

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress
Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969, British
Comedian

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
28 July 1866, British
Author
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, British
Novelist
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director
P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

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

Jill GascoineJill Gascoine
11 April 1937, British
Actress
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

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Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill
Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Karren BradyKarren Brady
04 April 1969, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
28 August 1980, British
Cook

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina
Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri
11 July 1967, British, American
Writer

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

Christina RossettiChristina Rossetti
05 December 1830, British
Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter
Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer
P. D. JamesP. D. James
03 August 1920, British
Writer

Jacqueline WilsonJacqueline Wilson
17 December 1945, British
Novelist
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster
Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer
Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Novelist

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

Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet
Rebecca WestRebecca West
21 December 1892, British
British author

Andrea LevyAndrea Levy
07 March 1956, British
Author

Emilia LanierEmilia Lanier
31 December 1569, British
Poet

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist
Isabella BeetonIsabella Beeton
12 March 1836, British
Author

Frances BurneyFrances Burney
13 June 1752, British
Novelist
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
Anna JamesonAnna Jameson
19 May 1794, British
Writer, Women Rights Activist

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

Emerald FennellEmerald Fennell
01 October 1985, British
Actress

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972, British
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter
Sara PascoeSara Pascoe
22 May 1981, British
Comedian

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Jane HawkingJane Hawking
29 March 1944, British
Writer

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
Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer
Sophie DahlSophie Dahl
15 September 1977, British
Author, Model, Writer

Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966, British, Welsh
Actress

Katharine GunKatharine Gun
1974 AD, British
Linguist

Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress
Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960, British
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist

Lynda BellinghamLynda Bellingham
31 May 1948, British
Actress

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

Emma Walton HamiltonEmma Walton Hamilton
27 November 1962, British
Actress

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona
06 September 1980, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer, Writer,
Rumer GoddenRumer Godden
10 December 1907, British
Author

Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948, Mexican, British, American
Author
Jane FallonJane Fallon
09 December 1960, British
Novelist

E. L. JamesE. L. James
07 March 1963, British
Author
Zadie SmithZadie Smith
25 October 1975, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist
Julia DonaldsonJulia Donaldson
16 September 1948, British
Writer, Playwright, Author, Children's writer