Throughout history, there have been many Italian women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Italian female writers such as Maria Montessori, Grazia Deledda, Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, Asia Argento, Isabella Rossellini.
Asia ArgentoAsia Argento
20 September 1975, Italian
Actress, Model, Writer
Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
31 August 1870, Italian
Physician and Educator

Catherine of SienaCatherine of Siena
25 March 1347, Italian
Mystic

Tana FrenchTana French
10 May 1973, Italian, American
Writer

Veronica FrancoVeronica Franco
25 March 1546, Italian
Courtesan, Poetess

Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
27 September 1871, Italian
Nobel Laureate in Literature
Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter

Silvia CollocaSilvia Colloca
23 July 1977, Australian, Italian
Actress

Oriana FallaciOriana Fallaci
29 June 1929, Italian
War correspondent, Politician, Writer, Journalist,
Marcella HazanMarcella Hazan
15 April 1924, Italian
Writer

Rula JebrealRula Jebreal
24 April 1973, Israeli, Italian
Journalist, Pundit, Writer, Screenwriter
Natalia GinzburgNatalia Ginzburg
14 July 1916, Italian
Author

Laura HuxleyLaura Huxley
02 November 1911, Italian
Motivational speaker, Writer, Violinist,

Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893, French, Italian, British
Explorer

Vittoria ColonnaVittoria Colonna
31 March 1490, Italian
poet, writer

Renata AdlerRenata Adler
19 October 1937, Italian
Author
Elsa MoranteElsa Morante
18 August 1912, Italian
Italian novelist

Isabella AndreiniIsabella Andreini
1562 AD, Italian
Actress

Susanna AgnelliSusanna Agnelli
24 April 1922, Italian
Politician

Anna PiaggiAnna Piaggi
22 March 1931, Italian
Writer
Franca RameFranca Rame
18 July 1929, Italian
Actress

Catherine of RicciCatherine of Ricci
23 April 1522, Italian
Italian Dominican mystic
Loretta NapoleoniLoretta Napoleoni
1955 AD, Italian
economist, author, journalist, writer

Matilde SeraoMatilde Serao
07 March 1856, Italian
Journalist

Anna Maria OrteseAnna Maria Ortese
13 June 1914, Italian
Author
Anna BantiAnna Banti
27 June 1895, Italian
Writer

Maria StellaMaria Stella
16 April 1773, Italian
Memoirist