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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 61 7 11 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 23 51 9
4. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 62 10 11 1
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 46 12 12 2
6. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
7. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 7 23 10
8. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
9. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
10. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
11. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
12. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 10 21 7
13. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
14. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
15. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 39 8 16 2
16. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 46 8 16 5
17. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 8 4 10 4
18. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 43 5 12 2
19. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 8 4 10 3
20. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
21. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 88 8 18 1
22. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
23. Charles Stross Charles Stross 45 17 32 3
24. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
25. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
26. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 52 7 18 2
27. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
28. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
29. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
30. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 213 12 27 2
31. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 22 12 13 4
32. John Scalzi John Scalzi 29 8 14 3
33. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 22 41 11
34. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 39 10 11 2
35. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
36. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
37. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10
38. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 41 8 14 2
39. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 58 15 19 2
40. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 23 9 18 7
41. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 66 21 27 8
42. Tim Powers Tim Powers 33 10 28 8
43. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 42 6 10 1
44. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
45. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 144 7 12 5
46. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 22 6 15 2
47. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
48. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 19 3 12 7
49. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
50. Garth Nix Garth Nix 29 11 15 4
51. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
52. James Morrow James Morrow 28 7 19 2
53. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 14 4 15 1
54. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
55. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
56. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
57. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
58. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 18 35 6
59. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
60. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
61. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 53 14 20 3
62. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 99 9 22 4
63. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 30 15 38 5
64. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
65. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 92 12 13 1
66. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 30 4 12 2
67. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
68. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 94 21 36 14
69. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 16 10 13 6
70. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 85 7 14 1
71. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 28 5 12 3
72. Stephen King Stephen King 95 35 53 12
73. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2
74. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 13 30 3
75. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
76. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
77. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 7 28 8
78. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 14 1
79. Tanya Huff Tanya Huff 35 9 11 1
80. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
81. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 54 10 19 5
82. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 7 17 3
83. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 29 10 15 3
84. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
85. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
86. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 5 10 0
87. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
88. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
89. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 56 8 26 12
90. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
91. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
92. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 40 11 19 5
93. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
94. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 63 9 14 3
95. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
96. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
97. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 25 12 13 4
98. John Crowley John Crowley 21 6 15 3
99. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 53 4 12 7
100. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 14 5
101. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 93 20 27 4
102. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
103. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 74 15 30 10
104. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 44 19 21 7
105. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
106. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 43 15 34 10
107. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
108. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
109. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
110. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 12 7 10 2
111. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 81 8 12 3
112. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
113. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
114. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 86 13 22 4
115. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
116. Clive Barker Clive Barker 30 11 14 0
117. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
118. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
119. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
120. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
121. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 153 19 26 4
122. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 83 5 10 4
123. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1

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