Synonyms of author in English:

author


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noun

1‘modern Canadian authors’

SYNONYMS
writer, man of letters, woman of letters, wordsmith
novelist, dramatist, playwright, screenwriter, scriptwriter, poet, essayist, biographer
journalist, columnist, reporter, correspondent
librettist, lyricist, songwriter
littérateur
informal penman, penwoman, scribe, scribbler, pen-pusher

2‘the author of the peace plan’

SYNONYMS
originator, creator, initiator, instigator, founder, father, prime mover, architect, engineer, designer, deviser, planner, inventor, maker, producer
cause, agent
literary begetter