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.
Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer
Katherine SchwarzeneggerKatherine Schwarzenegger
13 December 1989, American
Author

Anne FrankAnne Frank
12 June 1929, German
Writer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

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

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

Jane AustenJane Austen
16 December 1775, British
Novelist
Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie
15 September 1890, British
 

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973, Australian, American
Model
Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880, American
Author

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979, American
Actress

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne
09 October 1952, British
Television host

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957, American
Actress
Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
24 July 1987, American
Writer, Actress

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905, American, Russian
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961, American
 
Mary ShelleyMary Shelley
30 August 1797, British
Novelist

Virginia WoolfVirginia Woolf
25 January 1882, British
Novelist
Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964, American
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964, American
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946, American
Singer
Mary BerryMary Berry
24 March 1935, British
Food Writer, TV Presenter

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973, American
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson
06 January 1960, British
Television Personality, Gourmet, Food Writer
Gertrude BellGertrude Bell
14 July 1868, British
Writer, Diplomat

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Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs
Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931, American
Novelist

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976, American
Actress

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924, American
Artist, Actress

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957, American
Author
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist
Amanda KnoxAmanda Knox
09 July 1987, American
Writer

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

Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule
03 January 1831, Indian
Social Reformer, Poet

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933, American
Actress
Asia ArgentoAsia Argento
20 September 1975, Italian
Actress, Model, Writer

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945, American
 

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972, British
Singer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author
Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
07 February 1867, American
American writer
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961, American
 
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955, American
Singer-Songwriter, author
Sarojini NaiduSarojini Naidu
13 February 1879, Indian
Poet and Freedom Fighter

P. L. TraversP. L. Travers
09 August 1899, Australian, British
Writer

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983, American
Actress

Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi
01 September 1970, Indian
Model
Bertha von SuttnerBertha von Suttner
09 June 1843, Austrian
Pacifist, First Woman to Receive the Nobel Peace

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

Shonda RhimesShonda Rhimes
13 January 1970, American
Television Producer

Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926, American
Novelist
Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969, American
Blogger

Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932, American
Actress
Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30 July 1956, American
Actress

George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist
Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932, American
Actress

Marie KondoMarie Kondo
09 October 1984, Japanese
Organizing Expert
Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956, American
Actress

Zora Neale HurstonZora Neale Hurston
07 January 1891, American
Folklorist, Anthropologist

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936, British, American
Actress
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908, French
Writer

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

Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
03 November 1990, Australian
Sportswoman

Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964, American
Actress
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
27 April 1759, British
Writer
Taya KyleTaya Kyle
04 September 1974, American
Activist, Author

Olivia OlsonOlivia Olson
21 May 1992, American
Actress

Temple GrandinTemple Grandin
29 August 1947, American
Professor

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author
Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Valerie HarperValerie Harper
22 August 1939, American
Actress

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978, American, Zimbabwean
Actress

Katie PavlichKatie Pavlich
10 July 1988, American
Commentator

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist
Emma GoldmanEmma Goldman
27 June 1869, American
Writer

Zelda FitzgeraldZelda Fitzgerald
24 July 1900, American
Novelist
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

Emily BrontëEmily Brontë
30 July 1818, British
Novelist
Beatrix PotterBeatrix Potter
28 July 1866, British
Author
Attallah ShabazzAttallah Shabazz
16 November 1958, American
Malcolm X's Daughter