What does the word writer mean?

Usage examples for writer

  1. The books were there: they had been thrust so far back that she could not read the name of the writer. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  2. It is the continued defence of the Templars which, to the present writer, appears the most convincing evidence against them. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  3. The first person is that which denotes the speaker or writer. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown