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  • Kimberly Orsborn (c.1956 - 2017)
    Kim was a published writer for three decades.
  • Selma Jeanne Cohen (1920 - 2005)
    Selma Jeanne Cohen (18 September 1920 – 23 December 2005) was a historian, teacher, author, and editor who devoted her career to advocating dance as an art worthy of the same scholarly respect trad...
  • Belinda Carlisle
    She is a Grammy Award-nominated American singer and best-selling author. Carlisle gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of The Go-Go's, who made history as the first all-female music group to writ...
  • Beverly Cleary
    Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn ) is an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide si...
  • Florence Merriam Bailey, Ornithologist (1863 - 1948)
    Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey, Clinton Hart's sister, was a pioneering ornithologist who introduced the idea of popular field guides for bird identification. Florence Merriam married Vernon Baile...


Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001)

A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith.

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