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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. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 14 7 13 1
2. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 81 5 10 4
3. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 150 19 26 4
4. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
5. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
6. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
7. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
8. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
9. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 81 13 22 4
10. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 33 6 10 3
11. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
12. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 76 8 12 3
13. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 53 8 15 3
14. David Brin David Brin 30 10 24 7
15. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 38 15 34 10
16. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
17. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 17 18 7
18. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
19. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 25 8 14 1
20. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 84 19 26 3
21. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
22. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
23. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 21 11 12 3
24. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
25. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
26. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
27. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 32 10 18 5
28. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
29. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 24 9 10 3
30. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 54 8 26 12
31. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
32. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
33. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
34. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
35. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
36. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
37. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
38. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 53 10 19 5
39. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
40. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 18 3 10 1
41. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
42. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 33 12 19 3
43. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
44. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
45. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 32 3 11 2
46. Stephen King Stephen King 91 29 40 10
47. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 79 6 13 1
48. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 90 21 36 14
49. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
50. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
51. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
52. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 98 9 22 4
53. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 52 13 19 3
54. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
55. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 51 17 32 6
56. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 27 6 10 2
57. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 28 18 26 7
58. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
59. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 105 9 12 6
60. James Morrow James Morrow 25 7 19 2
61. Larry Niven Larry Niven 89 13 23 5
62. Garth Nix Garth Nix 27 9 10 2
63. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
64. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 19 6 14 2
65. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
66. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
67. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
68. Tim Powers Tim Powers 26 10 27 7
69. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
70. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
71. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 56 12 16 2
72. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 36 8 14 2
73. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 17 49 10
74. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
75. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
76. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
77. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
78. John Scalzi John Scalzi 26 7 13 3
79. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
80. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 208 12 27 2
81. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
82. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
83. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 17 8 28 8
84. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 50 7 18 2
85. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
86. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
87. Charles Stross Charles Stross 43 17 32 3
88. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
89. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 84 7 17 1
90. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
91. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 7 13 5
92. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
93. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
94. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 20 6 20 7
95. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
96. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
97. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 4 10 0
98. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 8 11 1
99. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
100. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
101. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
102. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
103. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 83 22 50 9
104. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 55 6 10 3
105. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 76 13 16 3

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