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Famous Female Columnists

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

List includes Diana Vreeland, Tahmima Anam, more.

While this isn't a list of all female columnists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female columnists?" and "Who are the best female columnists?"
  • Diana Vreeland (September 29, 1903 – August 22, 1989) was a noted columnist and editor in the field of fashion. She worked for the fashion magazines Harper's Bazaar and Vogue, being the editor-in-chief of the latter, and as a special consultant at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was named on the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1964....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1903-1989)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Gender: Female
  • Tahmima Anam (Bengali: তাহমিমা আনাম; born 8 October 1975) is a Bangladeshi-born British writer, novelist and columnist. Her first novel, A Golden Age (2007) was the Best First Book winner of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers' Prizes. Her follow-up novel, The Good Muslim, was nominated for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize. She is the granddaughter of Abul Mansur Ahmed and daughter of Mahfuz Anam....  more
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Gender: Female
  • Andrea Lynn Patrick Forte (born February 19, 1961 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania) is CEO/Owner of Patrick Talent Agency....  more
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania
    • Gender: Female
  • Kia Abdullah (born 17 May 1982) is a British novelist and travel writer. She has written two novels: Life, Love and Assimilation (Adlibbed, 2006) and Child's Play (Revenge Ink, 2009) and has contributed to The Guardian, The New York Times, BBC, Lonely Planet and Rough Guides. ...  more
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom
    • Gender: Female