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.
Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
(Actress, Author)

22 November 1958

American

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
(Actress, Singer & Author)

01 October 1935

British

J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling
(Author)

31 July 1965

British

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
(Actor, Writer, Model)

31 January 1973

Australian,American

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
(Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper)

11 April 1973

American

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
(Actress)

06 April 1976

American

Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
(Novelist)

30 August 1797

British

Anne FrankAnne Frank
(Writer)

12 June 1929

German

Katherine SchwarzeneggerKatherine Schwarzenegger
(Author)

13 December 1989

American

Helen KellerHelen Keller
(Writer, Member of Socialist Party of America, Campaigner of socialism, women’s suffrage and several leftist social causes)

27 June 1880

American

Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie

15 September 1890

British

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell
(Ballerina)

27 April 1969

British

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
(Writer, Actress)

24 July 1987

American

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
(Singer)

06 August 1972

British

Mary BerryMary Berry
(Food Writer, TV Presenter)

24 March 1935

British

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
(Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer)

06 January 1960

British

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
(Actress, Fashion Designer)

13 June 1986

American

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
(Author)

14 December 1916

American

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
(Poet, Novelist, and Writer)

27 October 1932

American

Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
(Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator)

19 June 1964

American

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
(Actress & Author)

23 May 1933

British

Ayn RandAyn Rand
(Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a philosophical system named by her as Objectivism)

02 February 1905

American,Russian

Jane AustenJane Austen
(Novelist)

16 December 1775

British

Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
(Writer)

09 July 1987

American

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
(Novelist)

25 January 1882

British

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter

08 December 1961

American

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
(Author)

04 April 1928

American

Asia ArgentoAsia Argento
(Actress, Model, Writer)

20 September 1975

Italian

P L TraversP. L. Travers
(Writer & Journalist)

09 August 1899

Australian

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
(Author)

27 November 1957

American

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
(Actress)

14 February 1978

American,Zimbabwean

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
(Model)

01 September 1970

Indian

Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
(TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author)

18 July 1964

American

MacKenzie BezosMacKenzie Bezos
(Novelist, Journalist)

07 April 1970

American

Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
(Poet and Freedom Fighter)

13 February 1879

Indian

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
(Actress)

08 June 1933

American

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
(Writer, Environmental Activist)

18 November 1939

Canadian

Justine MuskJustine Musk
(Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife)

02 September 1972

Canadian

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
(Television host)

09 October 1952

British

Patti SmithPatti Smith
(Singer)

30 December 1946

American

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
(Poet)

10 December 1830

American

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
(Blogger)

06 January 1969

American

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
(Artist, Actress)

20 February 1924

American

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
(Journalist, Novelist, Writer)

02 November 1970

British

Mona SimpsonMona Simpson
(Author)

14 June 1957

American

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)

13 January 1970

American

Harper LeeHarper Lee
(Novelist)

28 April 1926

American

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris

29 March 1961

American

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
(Daughter of Steve Jobs)

17 May 1978

American

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
(Author)

09 February 1944

American

Angela Davis Angela Davis
(Political Activist)

26 January 1944

American

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
(American writer)

07 February 1867

American

Carly SimonCarly Simon

25 June 1945

American

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
(Singer-Songwriter, author)

24 May 1955

American

Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
(Writer)

27 April 1759

British

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
(Professor)

29 August 1947

American

Nora EphronNora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)

19 May 1941

American

Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
(Freelance Writer, Blogger)

14 April 1970

American

Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
(Theatre Director)

16 March 1978

British

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
(Novelist)

24 July 1900

American

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

French

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
(American novelist)

18 February 1931

American

Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
(Author)

28 July 1866

British

George EliotGeorge Eliot
(Author and Novelist)

22 November 1819

British

Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)

14 July 1868

British

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld
(Cookbook Author, Wife of Jerry Seinfeld)

12 September 1971

Filipino,American

Taya KyleTaya Kyle
(Activist, Author)

04 September 1974

American

Leigh Anne TuohyLeigh Anne Tuohy
(Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer)

09 August 1960

American

Enid BlytonEnid Blyton
(Writer)

11 August 1897

British

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
(Novelist)

30 July 1818

British

Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
(Writer)

15 September 1977

Nigerian

Holly MadisonHolly Madison
(Author, Model, Reality TV Star)

23 December 1979

American

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
(Writer)

29 November 1832

American

Gertrude SteinGertrude Stein
(American novelist)

03 February 1874

American

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
(Author)

04 June 1943

American

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
(Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist)

13 November 1969

American

Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe
(American author)

14 June 1811

American

Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
(Writer)

27 June 1869

American

Anne RiceAnne Rice

04 October 1941

American

Christina CrawfordChristina Crawford
(Author, Actress)

11 June 1939

American

Susan SontagSusan Sontag

16 January 1933

American

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)

07 January 1891

American

Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington
(American-Greek author)

15 July 1950

American

Maria MontessoriMaria Montessori
(Physician and Educator)

31 August 1870

Italian

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
(Writer)

02 August 1942

Chilean,Peruvian,American

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier

13 May 1907

British

Margaret HooverMargaret Hoover
(Media Personality, Author, Activist)

11 December 1977

American

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent
(Author)

15 January 1945

British

Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
(Marine biologist)

27 May 1907

American

Germaine Greer Germaine Greer
(Australian writer)

29 January 1939

Australian

Elizabeth Barrett BrowningElizabeth Barrett Browning
(Poet)

06 March 1806

British

Danielle SteelDanielle Steel
(Novelist)

14 August 1947

American

George SandGeorge Sand

01 July 1804

French

Edith WhartonEdith Wharton
(Writer)

24 January 1862

American

Suzanne CollinsSuzanne Collins
(Television writer)

10 August 1962

American

Alice Roosevelt LongworthAlice Roosevelt Longworth
(Writer)

12 February 1884

American

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
(Author)

30 November 1874

Canadian

Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
(Poet)

08 May 1753

American

Ayako FujitaniAyako Fujitani
(Actor, Writer, Novelist)

07 December 1979

Japanese