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.
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress
Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor

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
Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress
Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author
Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

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

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress

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

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
11 June 1939, American
Author, 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
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970, Canadian
Author

Michelle MalkinMichelle Malkin
20 October 1970, American
Blogger

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist

Mamie Van DorenMamie Van Doren
06 February 1931, American
Actress
Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
02 September 1971, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter

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

Andrea TantarosAndrea Tantaros
30 December 1978, American
Political Analyst

Betty FordBetty Ford
08 April 1918, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennon Doyle Melton
20 March 1976, American
Author, Activist, Public Speaker
Gemma CollinsGemma Collins
31 January 1981, British
Businesswoman

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator
Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer

Betty DeGeneresBetty DeGeneres
20 May 1930, American
Speech Therapist

Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
11 December 1977, American
Media Personality, Author, Activist
Hedda HopperHedda Hopper
02 May 1885, American
Actress

Paula PoundstonePaula Poundstone
29 December 1959, American
Comedian
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Writer

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

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

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
16 May 1929, American
American poet
Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11 February 1956, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

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

Dorothy Bush KochDorothy Bush Koch
18 August 1959, American
Author

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Educator
Hunter TyloHunter Tylo
03 July 1962, American
Actress

Carol McGiffinCarol McGiffin
18 February 1960, British
Radio Broadcaster
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
Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902, Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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

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

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

Carol S. DweckCarol S. Dweck
17 October 1976, American
Physiologists
Kennedy MontgomeryKennedy Montgomery
08 September 1972, American
Commentator

Olivia MunnOlivia Munn
03 July 1980, American
Actress

Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Gillibrand
09 December 1966, American
Politician

Kayden KrossKayden Kross
15 September 1985, American
Actress
Amy FisherAmy Fisher
21 August 1974, American
Actress
Andrea MartinAndrea Martin
15 January 1947, Canadian, American
Actress

Anita HillAnita Hill
30 July 1956, American
Attorney

Patti DavisPatti Davis
21 October 1952, American
Actress

Jeannette WallsJeannette Walls
21 April 1960, American
Writer
Taylor ArmstrongTaylor Armstrong
31 May 1971, American
Reality TV Personalities

Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1931, American
Writer

Ann RuleAnn Rule
22 October 1935, American
Writer

Coleen NolanColeen Nolan
12 March 1965, British
Singer

Stephanie AdamsStephanie Adams
24 July 1970, American
Model
Susannah CahalanSusannah Cahalan
1985 AD, American
Journalist

Patricia CornwellPatricia Cornwell
09 June 1956, American
Novelist
Judith MillerJudith Miller
02 January 1948, American
Journalists

Judith MillerJudith Miller
16 September 1951, British, Scottish
Journalist

Allegra HustonAllegra Huston
26 August 1964, British, American
Writer
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Sue KleboldSue Klebold
25 March 1949, American
Author
Amy ChuaAmy Chua
26 October 1962, American
Lawyer

Joyce MaynardJoyce Maynard
05 November 1953, American
Novelists

Kate MillettKate Millett
14 September 1934, American
Writer

Ingrid PittIngrid Pitt
21 November 1937, Polish, British
Actress
Carol GilliganCarol Gilligan
28 November 1936, American
Psychologist, Philosopher, Non-fiction writer,

Anne ApplebaumAnne Applebaum
25 July 1964, Polish, American
Columnist, Historian, Writer, Non-fiction writer,
Jan BrewerJan Brewer
26 September 1944, American
Politician

Susan FordSusan Ford
06 July 1957, American
Journalist
Susan HillSusan Hill
05 February 1942, British
Novelist

Min Jin LeeMin Jin Lee
18 April 1968, American, South Korean
Novelist
Rona BarrettRona Barrett
08 October 1936, American
Journalist