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

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