9 Female Authors Who Wrote Under Male Pen Names

They broke through barriers to get their voices heard.

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 Alice Mary Norton / Andre Norton  

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The Scent of Magic

By Andre Norton

 Alice Bradley Sheldon / James Tiptree, Jr.

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Brightness Falls from the Air

By James Tiptree Jr.

Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin / George Sand

The Brontë Sisters / Currer, Acton, and Ellis Bell

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Jane Eyre

By Charlotte Brontë

Mary Ann Evans / George Eliot

Joanne Rowling / J.K. Rowling / Robert Galbraith 

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The Cuckoo’s Calling

By Robert Galbraith

Louisa May Alcott / A.M. Branard

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Little Women

By Louisa May Alcott

Karen Blixen / Isak Dinesen

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Out of Africa

By Isak Dinesen

 Nora Roberts / J.D. Robb 

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J. D. Robb In Death Collection Books 1-5

By J.D. Robb