List of Famous Freelancers

List of famous freelancers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top freelancers in the world? This includes the most prominent freelancers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable freelancers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic freelancers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned freelancers.

List features people like Susan Blackmore, Joe Hill.

From reputable, prominent, and well known freelancers to the lesser known freelancers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the freelancer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous freelancers ever?" and "What are the names of famous freelancers?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}

  • Susan Blackmore
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    Susan Jane Blackmore (born 29 July 1951) is a British writer, lecturer, sceptic, broadcaster, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. Her fields of research include memetics, parapsychology, consciousness, and she is best known for her book The Meme Machine. She has written or contributed to over 40 books and 60 scholarly articles and is a contributor to The Guardian newspaper.
  • Mariane Pearl
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    Mariane van Neyenhoff Pearl (born 23 July 1967) is a French freelance journalist and a former reporter and columnist for Glamour magazine. She is the widow of Daniel Pearl, an American journalist who was the Southeast Asia Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal. He was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in early 2002, during the early months of the United States' War on Terror. Pearl published a memoir, A Mighty Heart (2003), about her husband and his life. It was adapted as a film of the same name, released in 2007.
  • Shirley Hughes
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    Shirley Hughes, (born 16 July 1927) is an English author and illustrator. She has written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies, and has illustrated more than two hundred. As of 2007 she lives in London.Hughes won the 1977 and 2003 Kate Greenaway Medals for British children's book illustration. In 2007, her 1977 winner, Dogger, was named the public's favourite winning work of the award's first fifty years. She won the inaugural Booktrust lifetime achievement award in 2015. She was a recipient of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. She is a patron of the Association of Illustrators.
  • Ahmed Alaidy
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    Ahmed Alaidy, أحمد العايدي (in Arabic), is an Egyptian novelist, scriptwriter, poet, editor, and Comics Writer born on December 24, 1974. He is the author of the novel Being Abbas El Abd (2006), (An Takoun Abbas El Abd) (2003), أن تكون عباس العبد (in Arabic). He studied marketing at Cairo University, and has worked as a scriptwriter on quiz shows and for the cinema, and as a writer of satirical stories for young people and a book designer. He wrote a political comic strip, and poems for an Egyptian opposition weekly newspaper al-Dostour, الدستور المصرية (in Arabic). Alaidy has participated in international writers’ programs at Iowa University and at Hong Kong Baptist University. He has ...more
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  • Joseph Hillstrom King (born June 4, 1972), better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. His work includes the novels Heart-Shaped Box (2007), Horns (2010), NOS4A2 (2013), and The Fireman (2016); the short story collections 20th Century Ghosts (2005) and Strange Weather (2017); and the comic book series Locke & Key (2008–2013). Locke & Key won British Fantasy Awards in 2009 and 2012, and an Eisner Award in 2012. King is the son of authors Stephen and Tabitha King and the brother of Owen King.