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Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Authors

Worlds Without End has an author page for every author in our database where you'll find their books, a brief biography, links to web sites and blogs, images and videos etc. That's over 3,200 authors to choose from!

Check out the Author Awards and the Top SF/F/H Authors list below or use the search at the top of the page to find your favorite authors. We even have a special page where you can find all our women authors in one place. Don't forget to check out our Featured Author and the Author Videos page where we have hundreds of interviews, readings and lectures for you to enjoy.


Author Awards


Top SF/F/H Authors

Below is a list of the top SF/F/H authors in the WWEnd database who have received at least 10 nominations across all the awards we cover.

# AUTHOR NOVELS IN WWEND AWARD
TOTAL NOMINATED NOMS WINS
1. Stephen King Stephen King 99 37 53 12
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 89 23 51 9
3. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 31 22 41 11
4. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 95 21 36 14
5. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 67 21 27 8
6. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 94 20 27 4
7. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 166 19 26 4
8. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10
9. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 46 18 19 7
10. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 54 18 35 6
11. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
12. Sean Williams Sean Williams 41 18 19 4
13. Charles Stross Charles Stross 50 17 32 3
14. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 62 16 20 2
15. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 45 15 34 10
16. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 32 15 38 5
17. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 56 15 21 3
18. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 41 15 20 3
19. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 32 15 31 13
20. Greg Bear Greg Bear 59 14 31 2
21. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 76 14 29 10
22. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
23. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 15 14 31 3
24. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
25. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 88 13 22 4
26. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
27. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 80 13 16 3
28. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 30 12 13 4
29. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
30. Garth Nix Garth Nix 33 12 17 4
31. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 23 12 13 4
32. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 218 12 27 2
33. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 22 12 12 3
34. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 19 7
35. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 46 12 12 2
36. Clive Barker Clive Barker 37 11 14 0
37. Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky 48 11 13 5
38. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 64 11 19 1
39. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 44 11 19 5
40. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 16 11 14 6
41. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
42. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 11 22 8
43. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
44. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
45. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
46. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 33 10 15 3
47. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 57 10 19 5
48. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
49. Tim Powers Tim Powers 36 10 28 8
50. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 43 10 16 2
51. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 46 10 11 2
52. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 65 10 11 1
53. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 18 9 14 2
54. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 67 9 14 3
55. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
56. Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman 15 9 10 3
57. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 101 9 22 4
58. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
59. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 108 9 12 6
60. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 24 9 18 7
61. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 28 9 17 6
62. John Scalzi John Scalzi 34 9 16 4
63. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 43 9 18 2
64. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
65. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
66. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1
67. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 83 8 12 3
68. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
69. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 29 8 14 1
70. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 57 8 26 12
71. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 27 8 29 8
72. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
73. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 90 8 18 1
74. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 48 8 16 5
75. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
76. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
77. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
78. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 14 7 10 2
79. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
80. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
81. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 51 7 15 8
82. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 21 7 17 3
83. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 86 7 14 1
84. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
85. James Morrow James Morrow 29 7 19 2
86. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 28 7 16 2
87. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 158 7 12 5
88. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 119 7 18 6
89. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 52 7 18 2
90. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 53 7 14 2
91. T. Kingfisher T. Kingfisher 27 7 12 4
92. Connie Willis Connie Willis 52 7 23 10
93. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 62 7 11 3
94. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
95. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 38 6 10 3
96. John Crowley John Crowley 22 6 15 3
97. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 25 6 11 1
98. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 6 11 0
99. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 20 6 15 3
100. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 29 6 14 3
101. Fonda Lee Fonda Lee 10 6 11 4
102. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 29 6 10 2
103. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 46 6 10 1
104. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
105. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 10 6 13 3
106. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
107. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 84 5 10 4
108. Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders 28 5 10 5
109. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 19 5 11 1
110. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 21 5 14 1
111. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 16 5 21 9
112. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 17 5 18 3
113. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 20 5 14 7
114. Rebecca Roanhorse Rebecca Roanhorse 11 5 10 1
115. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
116. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
117. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 13 5 11 4
118. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
119. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
120. Becky Chambers Becky Chambers 7 4 11 1
121. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 56 4 12 7
122. Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith 13 4 11 2
123. Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones 17 4 13 5
124. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 34 4 12 2
125. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 15 5
126. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 39 3 11 2

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