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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 97 36 52 12
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 23 51 9
3. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 22 41 11
4. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 94 21 36 14
5. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 66 21 27 8
6. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 93 20 27 4
7. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 165 19 26 4
8. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10
9. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 45 18 19 7
10. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 18 35 6
11. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
12. Charles Stross Charles Stross 49 17 32 3
13. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
14. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 44 15 34 10
15. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 31 15 38 5
16. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
17. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 60 15 19 2
18. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
19. Greg Bear Greg Bear 59 14 31 2
20. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 75 14 29 10
21. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
22. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 54 14 20 3
23. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
24. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 88 13 22 4
25. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 15 13 30 3
26. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
27. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 79 13 16 3
28. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 29 12 13 4
29. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
30. Garth Nix Garth Nix 30 12 17 4
31. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 23 12 13 4
32. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 216 12 27 2
33. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 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 36 11 14 0
37. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 63 11 19 1
38. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 40 11 19 5
39. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 16 11 14 6
40. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
41. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 11 22 8
42. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
43. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
44. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
45. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 31 10 15 3
46. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 54 10 19 5
47. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
48. Tim Powers Tim Powers 34 10 28 8
49. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 41 10 11 2
50. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 63 10 11 1
51. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
52. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 63 9 14 3
53. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
54. Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman 15 9 10 3
55. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 101 9 22 4
56. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
57. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
58. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 23 9 18 7
59. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 43 9 15 2
60. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
61. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 41 9 17 2
62. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
63. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
64. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1
65. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 82 8 12 3
66. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
67. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 14 1
68. Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky 41 8 10 4
69. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 57 8 26 12
70. John Scalzi John Scalzi 30 8 14 3
71. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
72. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 89 8 18 1
73. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 46 8 16 5
74. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
75. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
76. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
77. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 13 7 10 2
78. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
79. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
80. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
81. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 7 17 3
82. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 27 7 28 8
83. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 85 7 14 1
84. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
85. James Morrow James Morrow 28 7 19 2
86. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 24 7 16 2
87. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 144 7 12 5
88. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
89. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 52 7 18 2
90. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 7 23 10
91. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 61 7 11 3
92. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
93. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
94. John Crowley John Crowley 22 6 15 3
95. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
96. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 6 11 0
97. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
98. Fonda Lee Fonda Lee 8 6 11 3
99. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
100. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 43 6 10 1
101. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
102. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 43 6 13 2
103. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
104. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 83 5 10 4
105. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
106. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 21 5 14 1
107. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 29 5 12 3
108. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
109. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
110. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
111. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 10 5 12 3
112. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
113. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
114. Becky Chambers Becky Chambers 7 4 10 0
115. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 53 4 12 7
116. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 31 4 12 2
117. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 15 4 15 3
118. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 20 4 13 7
119. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 9 4 10 4
120. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 15 5
121. Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones 15 3 11 4
122. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2

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