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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 ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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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 ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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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 ...more

Age: 24

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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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 ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States of America

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