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.
Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author

Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor
Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
02 September 1971, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter
Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947, Cuban, American
Murder Convict

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress
Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator

Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
11 June 1939, American
Author, Actress

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
15 January 1945, British
Author
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress

Julie Nixon EisenhowerJulie Nixon Eisenhower
05 July 1948, American
Author
Lana WoodLana Wood
01 March 1946, American
Actress

Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
21 June 1940, American
Actress

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

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Mamie Van DorenMamie Van Doren
06 February 1931, American
Actress
Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator

Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author
Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian

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

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

Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
02 May 1885, American
Actress
Nancy KwanNancy Kwan
19 May 1939, Hong Konger, American
Actress

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
11 December 1977, American
Media Personality, Author, Activist

Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer
Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11 February 1956, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Dorothy Bush KochDorothy Bush Koch
18 August 1959, American
Author
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet

Svetlana AlexievichSvetlana Alexievich
31 May 1948, Belarusian
Write and Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Brooke HaywardBrooke Hayward
05 July 1937, American
Actress
Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

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

Radia PerlmanRadia Perlman
18 December 1951, American
Computer Network Engineer

Isabella BeetonIsabella Beeton
12 March 1836, British
Author

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

Robin McGrawRobin McGraw
28 December 1953, American
Author, Entrepreneur, Television Personality
Rose MacaulayRose Macaulay
01 August 1881, British
Writer

Anna Julia CooperAnna Julia Cooper
10 August 1858, American
Author, Educator

Kennedy MontgomeryKennedy Montgomery
08 September 1972, American
Commentator

Kim SearsKim Sears
10 December 1987, British
Artist
Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress

Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists
Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
03 July 1980, American
Actress

Kayden KrossKayden Kross
15 September 1985, American
Actress

Amy FisherAmy Fisher
21 August 1974, American
Actress
Suzanne SomersSuzanne Somers
16 October 1946, American
Actress

Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Gillibrand
09 December 1966, American
Politician
Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney

Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947, Canadian, American
Actress

Chrystia FreelandChrystia Freeland
02 August 1968, Canadian
Politician
Norma Leah McCorveyNorma McCorvey
22 September 1947, American
Actress

Patti DavisPatti Davis
21 October 1952, American
Actress
Julie PowellJulie Powell
20 April 1973, American
Writer

Taylor ArmstrongTaylor Armstrong
31 May 1971, American
Reality TV Personalities

Jeannette WallsJeannette Walls
21 April 1960, American
Writer

Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer
Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1935, American
Writer
Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1931, American
Writer

Stephanie AdamsStephanie Adams
24 July 1970, American
Model

Joyce MaynardJoyce Maynard
05 November 1953, American
Novelists

Patricia CornwellPatricia Cornwell
09 June 1956, American
Novelist
Judith MillerJudith Miller
16 September 1951, British, Scottish
Journalist

Ingrid PittIngrid Pitt
21 November 1937, Polish, British
Actress

Susan HillSusan Hill
05 February 1942, British
Novelist

Joy AdamsonJoy Adamson
20 January 1910, Austrian, Czech, British
Naturalist

Amy ChuaAmy Chua
26 October 1962, American
Lawyer
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist
Rona BarrettRona Barrett
08 October 1936, American
Journalist

Kate O'MaraKate O'Mara
10 August 1939, British
Actress
Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
25 July 1964, Polish, American
Columnist, Historian, Writer, Non-fiction writer,
Kate MillettKate Millett
14 September 1934, American
Writer