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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. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 77 13 16 3
2. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 58 7 11 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 86 22 50 9
4. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
6. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
7. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
8. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
9. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 5 11 0
10. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
11. Jo Walton Jo Walton 24 9 20 7
12. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 20 6 20 7
13. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
14. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 35 6 14 2
15. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 16 5
16. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 39 4 11 2
17. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
18. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 87 7 17 1
19. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
20. Charles Stross Charles Stross 44 17 32 3
21. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
22. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
23. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 50 7 18 2
24. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
25. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
26. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
27. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 211 12 27 2
28. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 20 11 12 4
29. John Scalzi John Scalzi 28 7 13 3
30. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 28 21 40 11
31. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
32. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
33. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
34. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 18 50 10
35. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 37 8 14 2
36. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 56 13 17 2
37. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
38. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
39. Tim Powers Tim Powers 27 10 27 7
40. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
41. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
42. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 139 7 12 5
43. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 19 6 14 2
44. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 17 3 12 7
45. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
46. Garth Nix Garth Nix 28 9 10 2
47. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
48. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
49. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
50. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
51. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 29 18 26 7
52. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 27 6 10 2
53. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 51 17 33 6
54. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
55. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 52 13 19 3
56. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 98 9 22 4
57. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
58. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
59. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 29 3 10 1
60. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
61. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 91 21 36 14
62. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 11 7 10 5
63. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 81 7 14 1
64. Stephen King Stephen King 92 29 40 10
65. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 35 3 11 2
66. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
67. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
68. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 34 12 19 3
69. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
70. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 3 10 1
71. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
72. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 53 10 19 5
73. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
74. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
75. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
76. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
77. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
78. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
79. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
80. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 55 8 26 12
81. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
82. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
83. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 38 10 18 5
84. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 62 9 14 3
85. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
86. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
87. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 22 11 12 3
88. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
89. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
90. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 91 19 26 3
91. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 14 1
92. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 71 13 28 10
93. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 18 19 7
94. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
95. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 40 15 34 10
96. David Brin David Brin 31 10 24 7
97. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 54 8 15 3
98. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 11 7 10 2
99. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
100. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
101. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 34 6 10 3
102. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 83 13 22 4
103. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
104. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
105. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
106. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
107. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
108. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 150 19 26 4
109. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 82 5 10 4
110. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 15 7 13 1

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