Throughout history, there have been many women non-fiction writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female non-fiction writers such as Svetlana Alexievich, Caroline Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Martha Gellhorn, Princess Michael of Kent.The women non-fiction writers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947, Cuban, American
Murder Convict

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
11 June 1939, American
Author, Actress

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress
Lana WoodLana Wood
01 March 1946, American
Actress

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
02 May 1885, American
Actress
Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author

Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress
Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

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Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author
Mamie Van DorenMamie Van Doren
06 February 1931, American
Actress

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

Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
11 December 1977, American
Media Personality, Author, Activist
Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist
Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer

Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist
Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Dorothy Bush KochDorothy Bush Koch
18 August 1959, American
Author

Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11 February 1956, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Svetlana AlexievichSvetlana Alexievich
31 May 1948, Belarusian
Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster
Hunter TyloHunter Tylo
03 July 1962, American
Actress

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet
Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
02 September 1971, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter

Brooke HaywardBrooke Hayward
05 July 1937, American
Actress
Isabella BeetonIsabella Beeton
12 March 1836, British
Author

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennon Doyle Melton
20 March 1976, American
Author, Activist, Public Speaker

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
28 December 1953, American
Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality

Kennedy MontgomeryKennedy Montgomery
08 September 1972, American
Commentator

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist
Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists

Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress
Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
03 July 1980, American
Actress

Taylor ArmstrongTaylor Armstrong
31 May 1971, American
Reality TV Personalities

Kayden KrossKayden Kross
15 September 1985, American
Actress
Suzanne SomersSuzanne Somers
16 October 1946, American
Actress

Amy FisherAmy Fisher
21 August 1974, American
Actress
Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney

Patti DavisPatti Davis
21 October 1952, American
Actress

Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer
Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
25 July 1964, Polish, American
Columnist, Historian, Writer, Non-fiction writer,

Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947, Canadian, American
Actress
Julie PowellJulie Powell
20 April 1973, American
Writer

Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1935, American
Writer

Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1931, American
Writer

Jeannette WallsJeannette Walls
21 April 1960, American
Writer
Patricia CornwellPatricia Cornwell
09 June 1956, American
Novelist
Stephanie AdamsStephanie Adams
24 July 1970, American
Model

Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Joyce MaynardJoyce Maynard
05 November 1953, American
Novelists

Amy ChuaAmy Chua
26 October 1962, American
Lawyer
Kate O'MaraKate O'Mara
10 August 1939, British
Actress

Kate MillettKate Millett
14 September 1934, American
Writer

Ingrid PittIngrid Pitt
21 November 1937, Polish, British
Actress

Rona BarrettRona Barrett
08 October 1936, American
Journalist

Allegra HustonAllegra Huston
26 August 1964, British, American
Writer
Judith MillerJudith Miller
16 September 1951, British, Scottish
Journalist

Susan FordSusan Ford
06 July 1957, American
Journalist
Grace Lee BoggsGrace Lee Boggs
27 June 1915, American
Writer, Civil rights advocate, Non-fiction writer

Jan BrewerJan Brewer
26 September 1944, American
Politician
Joy AdamsonJoy Adamson
20 January 1910, Austrian, Czech, British
Naturalist
Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist