Mary Shelley (1797-1851), born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, was a British writer, essayist and biographer.
Edith Wharton (1862-1937), was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for the novel The Age of Innocence in 1921.
Renée Vivien (1887-1909), was a British poet nicknamed Saffo 1900. She joined the Symbolism and Parnassianism.
Marianne Moore (1887-1972), an American poet and author belonging to modernism.
Amalia Liana Negretti Odescalchi (1897-1995), with the pseudonym of Liala, was an Italian writer, one of the best known of Twentieth Century appendix novels.
Anne Sexton (1920-1974) was the modern icon of confessional poetry.
Sylvia Plath (1931-1963), known for her poems, also wrote the semi-autobiographical novel The Glass Bell under the pseudonym of Victoria Lucas Edith Wharton.