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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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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.
I gave up the chance to spend my life multiplying and dividing so I could become an authoress and tell the stories of all those poor pigeons who didn't make it out of school alive, who survived childhood bur not adulthood, who are missing from our community.
The authoress changed it to read Scotland and at the April meeting an attempt was made to get it through in its revised form.
The photogenic cook traces Isabella's journey from modest childhood to wife, fashion journalist, editor and authoress of the worldfamous Book of Household Management.
The photogenic cook traces Isabella Beeton's journey from modest childhood to wife, fashion journalist, editor and authoress of the world-famous Book of Household Management.
The September issue contained the following challenge: "Create an alphabet of antonyms, that is, pairs of words that begin with the same letter that are in some way opposites, like aerobic and anaerobic, author and authoress, or ask and answer.
Chasles thought that the authoress of Evelina also produced Cecilia, Les Voisins de Campagne, Ma Tante Anne, La Femme Errante (French translation of The Wanderer), Clarentine and Miss Fauconberg.
Besides The Way of All Flesh, the list includes four other works by Butler: Shakespeare's Sonnets Reconsidered, Erewhon, The Humor of Homer, and The Authoress of the Odyssey.
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.