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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. John Barnes John Barnes 39 6 11 0
2. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
3. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
4. Justina Robson Justina Robson 14 5 11 0
5. Peter Watts Peter Watts 17 4 10 0
6. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 14 7 13 1
7. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
8. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 25 8 14 1
9. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 60 11 19 1
10. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
11. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
12. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 16 3 10 1
13. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 76 6 13 1
14. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
15. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
16. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
17. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 78 7 17 1
18. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
19. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 8 11 1
20. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
21. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
22. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
23. Greg Bear Greg Bear 57 14 31 2
24. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
25. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
26. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 32 3 11 2
27. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 26 6 10 2
28. James Morrow James Morrow 25 7 19 2
29. Garth Nix Garth Nix 27 9 10 2
30. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 18 6 14 2
31. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 51 12 16 2
32. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 35 8 14 2
33. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
34. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 206 12 27 2
35. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 47 7 18 2
36. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
37. John Varley John Varley 37 9 17 2
38. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
39. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 31 6 10 3
40. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 69 8 12 3
41. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 53 8 15 3
42. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 83 19 26 3
43. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
44. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 21 11 12 3
45. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
46. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 23 9 10 3
47. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
48. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
49. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
50. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 31 12 19 3
51. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
52. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 50 13 19 3
53. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 37 15 20 3
54. John Scalzi John Scalzi 26 7 13 3
55. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
56. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
57. Charles Stross Charles Stross 43 17 32 3
58. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
59. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 54 6 10 3
60. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 76 13 16 3
61. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 78 5 10 4
62. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 150 19 26 4
63. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 74 13 22 4
64. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 97 9 22 4
65. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
66. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
67. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 20 7 13 5
68. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 26 10 18 5
69. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
70. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
71. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 27 15 38 5
72. Larry Niven Larry Niven 88 13 23 5
73. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
74. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 7 13 5
75. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 28 14 31 5
76. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
77. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 50 16 31 6
78. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 104 9 12 6
79. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 117 7 18 6
80. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
81. David Brin David Brin 29 10 24 7
82. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 42 17 18 7
83. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
84. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
85. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
86. Tim Powers Tim Powers 26 10 27 7
87. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
88. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
89. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 19 6 20 7
90. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
91. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 47 7 15 8
92. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
93. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
94. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 13 4 19 9
95. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 30 14 27 9
96. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 77 22 50 9
97. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 38 15 34 10
98. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
99. Stephen King Stephen King 90 29 40 10
100. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 57 17 49 10
101. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
102. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
103. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 53 8 26 12
104. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 88 21 36 14
105. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16

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