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, Singer & Author

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 

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

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

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

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer

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

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

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
 

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
05 August 1961, British
Actress

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

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
06 March 1806, British
Poet

Anne BrontëAnne Brontë
17 January 1820, British
Writer

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress
Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer

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Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955, British
 

Mary SoamesMary Soames
15 September 1922, British
Youngest Child of Winston Churchill

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
27 April 1969, British
Ballerina

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author
Angela CarterAngela Carter
07 May 1940, British
 

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

Elizabeth GaskellElizabeth Gaskell
29 September 1810, British
Novelist

Anne BradstreetAnne Bradstreet
20 March 1612, British
Poet
Aphra BehnAphra Behn
10 July 1640, British
Playwright

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

Rebecca WestRebecca West
21 December 1892, British
British author

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
Charlotte BronteCharlotte Bronte
21 April 1816, 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

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

Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman
15 January 1972, British
Journalist, Writer, Television presenter
Peaches GeldofPeaches Geldof
13 March 1989, British
Journalist, Television presenter, Model,

Victoria CrossVictoria Cross
01 October 1868, British
Writer
Sheila HancockSheila Hancock
22 February 1933, British
Actress

Jane FallonJane Fallon
09 December 1960, British
Novelist

Martha FiennesMartha Fiennes
05 February 1964, British
actor, screenwriter, writer
Sally WainwrightSally Wainwright
1963 AD, British
television producer, screenwriter, playwright

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963, British
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Sarah FergusonSarah Ferguson
15 October 1959, British
Writer

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

Ruth JonesRuth Jones
22 September 1966, British, Welsh
Actress

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona
06 September 1980, British
Actor, Television presenter, Singer, Writer,
E. L. JamesE. L. James
07 March 1963, British
Writer, Novelist
Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress

Jackie CollinsJackie Collins
04 October 1937, British, American
Novelist

Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British
Actress

Zadie SmithZadie Smith
25 October 1975, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist
Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948, Mexican, British, American
Author

Cerys MatthewsCerys Matthews
11 April 1969, British, Welsh
Singer

Lady Randolph ChurchillLady Randolph Churchill
09 January 1854, British, American
Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite

Meera SyalMeera Syal
27 June 1961, British
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Philippa GregoryPhilippa Gregory
09 January 1954, British
Novelist, Writer
Kay BurleyKay Burley
17 December 1960, British
Journalist, Presenter, Novelist

Lauren LaverneLauren Laverne
28 April 1978, British
Disc jockey
Judith KerrJudith Kerr
14 June 1923, British
Writer, Illustrator, Autobiographer, Children's

Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer

Louise BrealeyLouise Brealey
27 March 1979, British
Actress
Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,

Eve PollardEve Pollard
25 December 1945, British
Novelist, Journalist
Hilary MantelHilary Mantel
06 July 1952, British
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Film critic, Poet

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
26 February 1909, British
Novelist

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

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960, British
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer
Alma RevilleAlma Reville
14 August 1899, British, American
Screenwriter, Film editor, Writer

Judith MillerJudith Miller
16 September 1951, British, Scottish
Journalist
Val McDermidVal McDermid
04 June 1955, British
Writer, Novelist, Journalist

P. D. JamesP. D. James
03 August 1920, British
Writer
Caitlin MoranCaitlin Moran
05 April 1975, British
Journalist, Writer, Music journalist

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849, British, American
Dramaturge, Writer, Playwright, Children's writer,
Jodie MarshJodie Marsh
23 December 1978, British
Actor, Model, Writer, Glamour model