Writers A-Z

A

Rachel Abbott
Annabel Abbs 
Ayòbámi Adèbàyó
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Johanna Adorján
Ilse Aichinger
Naomi Alderman
Kitty Aldridge
Monica Ali
Jessica Anderson
Yemisi Aribisala
Lucy Atkins
Kate Atkinson
Margaret Atwood

B

Jo Baker 
Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay

Kat Banyard
Ros Barber 
Susan Barker

Shirley Barrett
Hannah Beckerman
Suzanne Berne
Gillian Best
Marie-Helene Bertino
Lauren Beukes
Shani Boianjiu
Rosie Blake
Jo Bloom
Lisa Blower
Marlen Suyapa Bodden
Cynthia Bond
Carys Bray
Emma Brockes
Alina Bronsky
Geraldine Brooks
Dea Brøvig
Carrie Brownstein
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
NoViolet Bulawayo
Jessie Burton
Sarah Butler

C

Lucy Caldwell
Claire Cameron
Louise Candlish 
Joanna Cannon

Lea Carpenter
Emily Carroll
Angela Carter
M.J. Carter
Eleanor Catton
Marjorie Celona 
Becky Chambers

Mavis Cheek
Tracy Chevalier
Judy Chicurel
Kate Chopin
Alexandra Chreiteh
Pearl Cleage
Jennifer Clement 
Emma Cline

Jennifer Close
Jackie Copleton
Isabel Costello
Mary Costello
Saskia de Coster
Leesa Cross-Smith
Sara Crowe
Rachel Cusk

D

Mintie Das
Deborah Kay Davies
Brooke Davis
Juno Dawson
Rene Denfeld
Miranda Dickinson
Eva Dolan 
Louise Doughty

Sharon Duggal
Sarah Duguid
Helen Dunmore
Katherine Dunn

E

Kim Echlin
Esi Edugyan
Rachel Elliott
Helen Ellis
Samantha Ellis
Mona Eltahawy
Anne Enright 
Louise Erdrich

Jill Alexander Essbaum
Harriet Evans
Lissa Evans
Bernadine Evaristo

F

Mave Fellowes 
Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

Patricia Ferguson
Elena Ferrante
Melanie Finn
Clare Fisher 
Helen Fitzgerald

Susan Fletcher
Emma Flint
Julia Forster
Karen Joy Fowler
Julia Franck
Peggy Frew
Claire Fuller
Alice Furse

G

Gøhril Gabrielsen
Mary Gaitskill
Petina Gappah
Sally Gardner
Rosie Garland
Kate Garrett
Roxane Gay
Elizabeth Gilbert
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Rachel B. Glaser
Salena Godden
Vesna Goldsworthy
Bryony Gordon
Kim Gordon 
Linda Grant

Jessie Greengrass
Clio Grey
Charlotte Grimshaw
Viv Groskop
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Xiaolu Guo
Tracey Guzeman 
Yaa Gyasi

H

Tessa Hadley 
Francesca Haig

Araminta Hall
Catherine Hall 
Louisa Hall

Sarah Hall
Mary Hamer
Han Kang
Han Yujoo
Sophie Hannah
Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Joanne Harris
Shelley Harris
Melissa Harrison
Samantha Harvey
Paula Hawkins
Ashley Hay
Antonia Hayes
Natalie Haynes
Emma Healey
Alexandra Heminsley
Tania Hershman
Sheila Heti
Kati Hiekkapelto
Patricia Highsmith
Katherine Hill
Susan Hill
Victoria Hislop
Charlotte Hobson
Antonia Hodgson
Alice Hoffman
Catherine Hokin
A.M. Homes
Antonia Honeywell
Anna Hope
Chloe Hooper
Emma Hooper
Ricarda Huch
Kerry Hudson
Megan Hunter
Hwang Jungeun

I

Deborah Install

J

Sarah Jasmon 
Margo Jefferson

Lisa Jewell
Alice Jolly
Sadie Jones
Anjali Joseph
Rachel Joyce
Miranda July

K

Meena Kandasamy 
Han Kang

Ratika Kapur
Margarita Karapanou
Francesca Kay
Hiromi Kawakami
Erin Kelly
Eliza Kennedy
Christobel Kent
Hannah Kent 
Maylis de Kerangal

Marian Keyes
Shappi Khorsandi 
Jess Kidd

Anna Kim
Gabrielle Kimm
Barbara Kingsolver
Katie Kitamura
Jennifer Klinec
Deborah Copaken Kogan
Michelle de Kretser
Agota Kristof
Rachel Kushner

L

Vanessa Lafaye
Jhumpa Lahiri 
Yi Shun Lai

Olivia Laing
Nikita Lalwani
Harriet Lane
Erin Lange
Susan Lanigan
Nella Larsen
Patrice Lawrence
Caroline Lea
Janice Y.K. Lee
Aya de Leon
Andrea Levy
Ariel Levy
Deborah Levy
Tatiana Salem Levy
Nell Leyshon
Winnie M. Li
Paula Lichtarowicz
Astrid Lindgren
Merethe Lindstrøm
Elizabeth Little
Attica Locke
Karen Lord
Kirsty Logan
Carol Lovekin

M

Helen Macdonald 
Helen MacKinven

Emily Mackie 
Seraphina Madsen

Audrey Magee
Ayisha Malik
Emily St. John Mandel
Hilary Mantel
Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Rebecca Mascull
Ayana Mathis
Daphne du Maurier
Julie Mayhew
Eimear McBride
Grace McCleen
Helen McClory
Fiona McFarlane
Lisa McInerney
Elizabeth McKenzie 
Fiona Melrose
Charlotte Mendelson
Lina Meruane
Claire Messud
Stephanie Meyer
Emily Midorikawa
Beth Miller
Rebecca Miller
C.E. Morgan
Toni Morrison
Ottessa Moshfegh
Yelena Moskovich
Jojo Moyes
Tiffany Murray

N

Bonnie Nadzam 
Marie NDiaye

Maggie Nelson
Sandra Newman
Celeste Ng
Dorthe Nors
Anna North
Sara Nović
Alissa Nutting

O

Lisa O’Donnell 
Maggie O’Farrell

Heather O’Neill
Yoko Ogawa
Chinelo Okparanta
Audur Ava Ólafsdóttir
Yewande Omotoso
Chibundu Onuzo
Hanne Ørstavik
Lauren Owen
Lisa Owens
Helen Oyeyemi
Ruth Ozeki
Cynthia Ozick

P

ZZ Packer
Amanda Palmer
Adele Parks
Laline Paull
Emily Perkins 
Sarah Perry

Marisha Pessl
Jess Phillips
Marie Phillips
Marge Piercy
Amy Poehler
Olumide Popoola
Samantha Priestley
Annie Proulx

Q

Anna Quindlen

R

Claudia Rankine
Joanna Smith Rakoff
Cathy Rentzenbrink
Lucy Ribchester
Hannah Richell
Gwendoline Riley
Suzanne Rindell
Michèle Roberts
Marilynne Robinson 
Julia Rochester

Monique Roffey
Marie-Sabine Roger 
Liselotte Roll
Hannah Rothschild
Anuradha Roy 
Arundhati Roy
Domenica Ruta

S

Ruth Saberton 
Monica Sabolo
 
Lydie Salvayre

Sapphire 
Anakana Schofield

Julie Schumacher
Anne Sebba
Francesca Segal
Rachel Seiffert
Taiye Selasi
Maria Semple
Kamila Shamsie
Samantha Shannon
Shih Chiung-Yu
Lionel Shriver
Johanna Sinisalo
Curtis Sittenfeld
Aria Beth Sloss
Anna Smaill
Holly Smale
Ali Smith
Zadie Smith
Jessica Soffer
Sarayu Srivatsa
Eva Stachniak
Nina Stibbe
Sarah Stovell 
Emma Straub
Elizabeth Strout
Jane Stubbs
Olivia Sudjic
J. Courtney Sullivan
Kelley Swain
Radhika Swarup
Emma Claire Sweeney
Meeral Syal

T

Donna Tartt 
Cory Taylor

Sara Taylor
Kathleen Tessaro
Madeleine Thien
Tracey Thorn
Rufi Thorpe
Kim Thúy
Merritt Tierce
Carrie Tiffany
Rose Tremain 
Sarah Turner
Anne Tyler

U

Ellen Ullman
Emma-Jane Unsworth
Rachel Urquhart

V

Birgit Vanderbeke
Sarah Vaughan 
Frances Vick

Hannah Vincent
Patricia Volk

W

Kit de Waal
Adelle Waldman
Helen Walsh
Joanna Walsh
Helen Wan
Sarah Waters
Jemma Wayne
Alison Weir
Juliet West
Ruth Whippman 
Aliya Whiteley

Sheena Wilkinson
Eley Williams
Naomi J. Williams
G. Willow Wilson
Lina Wolff
Meg Wolitzer
PP Wong
Naomi Wood
Evie Wyld

X

Y

Hanya Yanagihara 
Kerry Young

Z