On the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. March is also International Women’s Month. To celebrate this, I have made a list of 31 amazing female authors for the 31 days of March. Each day is for an incredible author.
1) S.E. Hinton:
S. E. Hinton is the author of The Outsiders, Tex, Rumble Fish and many more.
2) Lois Lowry:
Lois Lowry is the author of The Giver Quartet (The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger and Son), Number the Stars and many more.
3) Valerie Bloom:
Valerie Bloom is the author of The Tribe, Surprising Joy and Fruits: A Caribbean Counting Poem. She also has had her poetry published in over two hundred adults’ and children’s anthologies.
4) Marissa Meyer:
Marissa Meyer is the author of The Lunar Chronicles (Cinder, Scarlet, Cress and Winter), The Renegades Trilogy (Renegades, Archenemies and ), Heartless and many more.
5) Holly Smale:
Holly Smale is the author of The Geek Girl Series (Geek Girl, Model Misfit, Picture Perfect, All that Glitters, Head over Heels and Forever Geek).
6) Zizou Corder:
Zizou Corder is the pen name for Louisa Young and her daughter Isabel Adomakhoh Young. They are the authors of The Lionboy Trilogy (Lionboy), Lee Raven, Halo and Boy Thief.
7) Alexandra Bracken:
Alexandra Bracken is the author of The Darkest Minds Series (Darkest Minds, Never Fade, In the Afterlight and the Darkest Legacy), Lore, Passenger and many more.
8) Amy McCulloch:
Amy McCulloch is the author of The Potion Dairies Series (The Potion Dairies, The Potion Dairies: The Royal Tour and The Potion Dairies: Going Viral), Jinxed and many more.
9) Teri Terry:
Teri Terry is the author of Slated Trilogy (Slated, Fractured and Shattered), Mind Games, Dangerous Games, Book of Lies and Contagion.
10) Victoria Aveyard:
Victoria Aveyard is the author of The Red Queen Series (Red Queen, Glass Sword, King’s Cage and War Storm).
11) Sharon Huss Roat:
Sharon Huss Roat is the author of Between the Notes and How to Disappear.
12) Louisa May Alcott:
Louisa May Alcott is the author of Little Women, Good Wives and Little Men.
13) Stephanie Garber:
Stephanie Garber is the author of Caraval Series (Caraval, Legendary and Finale)
14) Mary Higgins Clark:
Mary Higgins Clark is the author of I Heard That Song Before, Second Time Around, Daddy’s Little Girl, Remember Me, Stillwatch and many more. She has also written many other books together with other authors.
15) Robin Hobb:
Robin Hobb is the author of The Rain Wild Chronicles (The Dragon Keeper and Dragon Haven), The Liveship Traders (Ship of Magic, The Mad Ship, Ship of Destiny), Cloven Hooves, Alien Earth and many more. She has also written books under the pen name – Megan Lindholm.
16) Jane Austen:
Jane Austen is the author of Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Emma, Mansfield Park, and Northanger Abbey.
17) Carolyn Keene:
Carolyn Keene is the Author of the Nancy Drew Series.
18) Virginia Woolf:
Virginia Woolf is the author of To the Lighthouse, Flush, Mrs Dalloway, Monday or Tuesday, Orlando and many more.
19) Enid Blyton:
Enid Blyton is the author of St Clare’s Series, Malory Towers Series, The Famous Five and many, many more books.
20) Robin LaFevers:
Robin LaFevers is the author of His Fair Assassin Series (Grave Mercy, Dark Triumph, Mortal Heart and Courting Darkness)
21) Stephenie Meyer:
Stephenie Meyer is the author of The Twilight Series (Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn), The Host, The Chemist and many more.
22) Cassandra Clare:
Cassandra Clare is the pen name for Judith Lewis. She is the author of the Mortal Instruments, Infernal Devices, The Dark Artifices and many more.
23) Veronica Roth:
Veronica Roth is the author of The Divergent Series (Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant) and Carve the Mark Series (Carve the Mark and The Fates Divide)
24) Ibi Zoboi:
Ibi Zoboi is the author of American Street, Pride, Punching the Air and many more.
25) Suzanne Collins:
Suzanne Collins is the author of The Hunger Games ( Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay)
26) Kathryn Ormshee:
Kathryn Ormshee is the author of Tash Hearts Tolstoy, Lucky Few, The Water and the Wild, The Great Unknowable End and many more.
27) Meg Cabot:
Meg Cabot is the author of The Princess Dairies Series, Jinxed, The Mediator Series, The Airhead Series and many more.
28) Dhonielle Clayton:
Dhonielle Clayton is the author of The Belles, Tiny Pretty Things, The Everlasting Rose and many more.
29) Natalie Haynes:
Natalie Haynes is the author of Pandora’s Jar (Women in the Greek Myths), The Amber Fury, A Thousand Ships, The Children of Jocasta and many more.
30) Sarah J. Maas:
Sarah J. Maas is the author of The Throne of Glass Series, A Court of Thorn and Roses Series, Crescent City Series and Catwomen.
31) Emily Bronte:
Emily Bronte is the author of Wuthering Heights.
There are many other amazing women authors. I could only choose 31 authors, but that doesn’t mean cannot comment on your favorite female authors below.
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