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List of famous female authors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female authors list contains the most prominent and top females known for being authors. There are thousand of females working as authors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic authors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a author then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from Anne Hollander to Dani Shapiro.

While this isn't a list of all female authors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female authors?" and "Who are the best female authors?"
Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Authors
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Paris Whitney Hilton is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager when she signed with Donald Trump's agency, T Management. Her lifestyle and rumored short-lived relationships with Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar De La Hoya made her a feature of entertainment news, and Hilton was called "New York's leading It Girl" in 2001. In 2003, a sex tape with Hilton and then-boyfriend Rick Salomon 1 Night in Paris was made public. Later that year she starred with Nicole Richie in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Authors
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Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time and Oops!... I Did It Again, became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, USA

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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Authors
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Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. She held minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish in her childhood. In 2006, Cyrus rose to prominence as a teen idol after being cast in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana, in which she portrayed the starring character Miley Stewart. After signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records in 2007, Cyrus released her debut studio album Meet Miley Cyrus. It was certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for exceeding four million shipments, and produced the hit single "See You Again". In 2008, Cyrus released ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 25

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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#29 on The Best Current Female Singers

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#67 on Beautiful Young Actresses Under 30

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Jennifer Love Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Authors
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Jennifer Love Hewitt is an American actress, producer, author, television director and singer-songwriter. Hewitt began her acting career as a child by appearing in television commercials and the Disney Channel series Kids Incorporated. She rose to fame in teenage popular culture in her roles in the Fox series Party of Five as Sarah Reeves Merrin, and films I Know What You Did Last Summer and its 1998 sequel as Julie James. Hewitt starred on the hit CBS television program Ghost Whisperer as Melinda Gordon, for which she won a Saturn Award in 2007 and 2008 for Best Actress on Television. She starred in the Lifetime television series, The Client List as Riley Parks, and was previously nominated ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, USA

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