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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. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 85 5 10 4
2. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
3. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
4. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 33 6 10 3
5. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
6. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
7. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
8. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 18 3 10 1
9. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 10 7 10 4
10. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 27 6 10 2
11. Garth Nix Garth Nix 27 9 10 2
12. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
13. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 17 3 10 5
14. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
15. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
16. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 4 10 0
17. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 55 6 10 3
18. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
19. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 25 6 11 1
20. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
21. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
22. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 32 3 11 2
23. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
24. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
25. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
26. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
27. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 8 11 1
28. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 84 8 12 3
29. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 54 4 12 7
30. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 21 11 12 3
31. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
32. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
33. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 117 7 12 5
34. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
35. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
36. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
37. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
38. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 14 7 13 1
39. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
40. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
41. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 82 6 13 1
42. John Scalzi John Scalzi 26 7 13 3
43. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
44. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 26 8 14 1
45. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 66 9 14 3
46. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 19 6 14 2
47. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 37 8 14 2
48. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 14 5
49. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
50. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
51. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
52. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 49 7 15 8
53. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
54. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
55. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 56 12 16 2
56. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 80 13 16 3
57. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
58. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 86 7 17 1
59. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
60. John Varley John Varley 41 9 17 2
61. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 17 18 7
62. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 34 10 18 5
63. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 121 7 18 6
64. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 23 9 18 7
65. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 50 7 18 2
66. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
67. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
68. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
69. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 53 10 19 5
70. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 34 12 19 3
71. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
72. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 52 13 19 3
73. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
74. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
75. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
76. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 21 6 20 7
77. Jo Walton Jo Walton 24 9 20 7
78. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 83 13 22 4
79. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
80. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 99 9 22 4
81. Larry Niven Larry Niven 92 13 23 5
82. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 7 23 10
83. David Brin David Brin 31 10 24 7
84. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 151 19 26 4
85. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 88 19 26 3
86. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 55 8 26 12
87. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 29 18 26 7
88. Tim Powers Tim Powers 27 10 27 7
89. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
90. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 218 12 27 2
91. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
92. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 72 13 28 10
93. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
94. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 17 8 28 8
95. Greg Bear Greg Bear 60 14 31 2
96. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
97. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 51 17 32 6
98. Charles Stross Charles Stross 43 17 32 3
99. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
100. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 38 15 34 10
101. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 92 21 36 14
102. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
103. Stephen King Stephen King 93 29 40 10
104. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 28 21 40 11
105. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
106. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 17 49 10
107. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 22 50 9

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