Throughout history, there have been many women writers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female authors such as Lucy Maud Montgomery, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, J. K. Rowling, Jamie Lee Curtis, Helen Keller.The women writers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931, American
Novelist

Katherine SchwarzeneggerKatherine Schwarzenegger
13 December 1989, American
Author

Anne FrankAnne Frank
12 June 1929, German
Writer

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986, American
Actress, Fashion Designer
J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
31 July 1965, British
Author

MacKenzie BezosMacKenzie Bezos
07 April 1970, American
Novelist, Journalist

Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
09 July 1987, American
Writer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress, Singer & Author
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973, Australian, American
Actor, Writer, Model

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress
Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973, American
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author

Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880, American
Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America,
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983, American
Actress

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 
Amrita PritamAmrita Pritam
31 August 1919, Indian
Writer

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist
Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964, American
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress
Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905, American, Russian
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist

Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author
Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946, American
Singer

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

P L TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian
Writer & Journalist

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

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Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976, American
Actress

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author
Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961, American
 
Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Marie KondoMarie Kondo
09 October 1984, Japanese
Organizing Expert
Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945, American
 

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter
Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964, American
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model

Lynne CheneyLynne Cheney
14 August 1941, American
Author, Former Show Host

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress
Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
07 February 1867, American
American writer

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Asia ArgentoAsia Argento
20 September 1975, Italian
Actress, Model, Writer
Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961, American
 

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969, American
Blogger
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Justine MuskJustine Musk
02 September 1972, Canadian
Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife

Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter
Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964, American
Actress

Hoda KotbHoda Kotb
09 August 1964, Egyptian, American
Journalist, Author, TV Anchor
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978, American, Zimbabwean
Actress

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926, American
Novelist

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director
Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer

Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932, American
Actress

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970, American
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
11 August 1897, British
Writer
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955, American
Singer-Songwriter, author

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932, American
Actress

Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
24 July 1900, American
Novelist
Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer
Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author
George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist

Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940, American
Actress
Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14 December 1916, American
Author

Karen KilgariffKaren Kilgariff
11 May 1970, American
Actress

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer
Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979, American
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

Beverly ClearyBeverly Cleary
12 April 1916, American
Writer
Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
28 July 1866, British
Author

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
03 February 1874, American
American novelist

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
12 September 1971, Filipino, American
Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld
Jane AsherJane Asher
05 April 1946, British
Actress