Lists of writers

The following are lists of writers:

By name

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By type of writing or genre

* List of folklorists
* List of bestselling fiction authors
* List of biographers
* List of Buddhist authors
* List of business writers
* List of Catholic authors
* List of children's literature authors
* List of crime writers
* List of detective fiction authors
* List of dramatists
* List of early-modern women playwrights (UK)
* List of early-modern women poets (UK)
* List of essayists
* List of fantasy authors
* List of historians
* List of historical novelists
* List of horror fiction authors
* List of humorists
* List of illustrators
* List of manga artists
* List of mystery writers
* List of new technologies writers
* List of non-fiction authors
* List of novelists
* List of occult writers
* List of playwrights
* List of poets
* List of political authors
* List of role-playing game writers
* List of romantic novelists
* List of science fiction authors
* List of screenwriters
* List of short story authors
* List of software authors (designer/programmers)
* List of thriller authors
* List of translators
* List of Western fiction authors
* List of young adult authors

By nationality, race, origin or gender

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* List of Croatian authors
* Female Nobel Prize laureates
* List of African American writers
* List of African writers / by country
* List of Albanian writers
* List of Algerian writers
* List of Arab American writers
* List of Armenian authors
* List of Asian American writers
* List of Assyrian writers
* List of Australian authors
* List of Bangladeshi writers
* List of Belgian writers
* List of Beninese writers
* List of biographical dictionaries of women writers
* List of Brazilian writers
* List of British-Chinese writers
* List of Canadian writers
* List of Cuban American writers
* List of early-modern women playwrights (UK)
* List of early-modern women poets (UK)
* List of female detective/mystery writers
* List of female poets
* List of Georgian writers
* List of Greek writers
* List of Hungarian writers
* List of Icelandic writers
* List of Indian writers
* List of Iranian writers
* List of Italian writers
* List of Jewish American writers
* List of LGBT writers
* List of Mexican American writers
* List of Moroccan writers
* List of Norwegian writers
* List of novelists by nationality
* List of American novelists
* List of Pakistani writers
* List of Peruvian writers
* List of Philippine poets
* List of Philippine writers
* List of playwrights by nationality and date of birth
* List of Polish writers
* List of Portuguese writers
* List of Panamanian writers
* List of Puerto Rican writers
* List of Romanian writers
* List of Russian authors
* List of Scottish writers
* List of Sri Lankan Authors (Sinhala)
* List of Slovak authors
* List of Slovenian writers
* List of Swiss writers
* List of Taiwanese authors
* List of Uruguayan authors
* List of women comics writers and artists
* List of women in Bloomsbury Guide to Women's Literature
* List of women rhetoricians
* List of women writers
* List of Native American writers
* List of writers in Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing
* List_of Irish Writers
* Norton Anthology of Literature by Women
* Women science fiction authors

By language (non-English)

* List of writers in Nepali
* Serbian
* Dutch|French
* Bengali
* Chinese
* Croatian
* Czech
* Dutch
* French
* German
* Hebrew
* Hindi
* Italian
* List of Japanese authors:
* Lithuanian
* Malayalam
* Oriya
* Persian
* Polish
* Portuguese
* Russian
* Sinhala
* Slovenian
* Spanish
* Swedish
* Tagalog
* Tamil
* Urdu
* Welsh

ee also

* Lists of books
* List of literary awards


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