Pen Names

Bell, Acton - Anne Bronte
Bell, Currer
- Charlotte Bronte
Bell, Ellis - Emily Bronte
Burgess, Anthony - John Burgess Wilson (called Jack)
Carroll, Lewis - Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
Celan, Paul
- Paul Antschel
Celine, Louis-Ferdinand
- Louis-Ferdinand Destouches
Colette
- Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Conrad, Joseph - Józef Teodor Nałęcz Konrad Korzeniowski
Defoe, Daniel - Daniel Foe
De Nerval, Gerard
- Gerard Labrunie
Dinesen, Isak
(Dinesen was her maiden name; Isak means "one who laughs") - Karen Blixen
Eliot, George
- Mary Ann Evans
Faulkner, William - Falkner, William
Forester, C.S. - Cecil Smith
France, Anatole - Jacques Anatole François Thibault
H.D.
- Hilda Doolittle
Henry, O. - William Sydney Porter
Herge - Georges Remi
Herriot, James
- James Alfred Wight (called Alf)
Le Carre, John - David Cornwall
McCarthy, Cormac - Charles McCarthy
Moliere - Jean-Baptiste Poquelin
Morrison, Toni - Chloe Anthony Wofford
Neruda, Pablo - Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto
Novalis - Friedrich Leopold
O'Brien, Flann - Brian O'Nolan
Orwell, George
- Eric Arthur Blair
Remarque, Erich Maria
- Erich Paul Remark
Rice,
Anne - Howard Allen O'Brien
Saki (from the name of a servant in The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, or, possibly, a South American monkey)- Hector Hugo Munro
Sagan, Francoise
- Francoise Quoirez
Sand, George - Amandine Dupin
Dr. Seuss/Theo. LeSieg - Theodore Geisel
Somers, Jane
- Doris Lessing
Stendahl
- Marie-Henri Beyle
Svevo, Italo - Ettore Schmitz
Tiptree, James, Jr. - Alice Sheldon
Twain, Mark - Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Voltaire
- François-Marie Arouet
Wyndham, John - John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris