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The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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31) Even without disguise, the poetess and authoress could still be accused of merely mimicking, instead of embodying, the poet and the author.
Hassan A few days ago, The Kurdish Globe conducted an interview with famous authoress and feminist, Mahabad Qaradaghi who had a lot to say about the effects of her poetry and slowly spreading feminist views has on society.
Rajkowska, the authoress, has defined her work in terms of a public project, in which the issues of placement and place transformation played the most important part (9).
But back then I told myself that my mother's gift had puzzled Mary, that she couldn't reconcile the fact that my mother would still need to work in a factory when she had a one-book authoress daughter at home.
Our authoress disagrees to suggest that hybridity is linked to contingency.
In a plush suite at London's grand Dorchester hotel, the authoress Barbara Taylor Bradford is sitting at a writing desk, pen in hand.
But, speaking exclusively to The People, American authoress Nannette Hernandez, 44, insisted: "Her name is not Helena and she is not Mexican.
At the top of the first episode, an editorial note referred to the articles and novels of 'this lamented authoress' and ended 'The present tale, "Tressa's Resolve", we hope will be kindly criticised as the last production of an Australian authoress.
A mysterious woman she knows as The Authoress has promised to look after her, but she disappears without trace.
Indian Muslims will "not tolerate the infamous authoress Taslima Nasreen on the Indian soil" unless she apologised, SYED AHMED BUKHARI, chief cleric of New Delhi's 17th-century Jama Masjid mosque, said.
1) Samuel Butler claimed in The Authoress of the Odyssey (1897) that the author disguised herself in the character of Nausicaa; in Homer's Daughter (1955) Robert Graves followed Butler in imagining Nausicaa, here a priestess of Athena, as the protagonist who discomfits her 112 suitors.
Jane Austen taught me that you can be a feminist and still have fun and that literature can be profound but ALSO pleasurable' Authoress and commentator Kathy Lette