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9 Women Included on The Hollywood Reporter’s 25 Most Powerful Authors

9 Women Included on The Hollywood Reporter's 25 Most Powerful Authors

The Hollywood Reporter announced their inaugural list of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors. They based the selection of living authors on how successful they’ve been in getting their work adapted for the screen, their success in publishing and both their Hollywood and cultural clout.

9 women are included on the list of 25, 3 in the top 10.

Here are the women authors with their ranking:

(4) E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey

(5) Suzanne CollinsThe Hunger Games

(10) Stephenie MeyerThe Twilight Saga

(11) J.K. Rowling—Harry Potter

(14) Charlaine Harris—Sookie Stackhouse novels

(19) Laura Hillenbrand—Seabiscuit

(21) Candace Bushnell—Sex and the City

(22) Gillian FlynnGone Girl (check out this terrific interview with Flynn)

(25) Sara Shepard—Pretty Little Liars

Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors (The Hollywood Reporter)

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