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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. Clive Barker Clive Barker 30 11 14 0
2. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
3. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
4. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
5. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
6. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
7. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 16 7 13 1
8. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
9. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
10. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
11. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
12. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
13. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
14. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
15. Tanya Huff Tanya Huff 35 9 11 1
16. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 14 1
17. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 84 7 14 1
18. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 91 12 13 1
19. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
20. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
21. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
22. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
23. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 88 8 18 1
24. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
25. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
26. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 61 9 10 1
27. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
28. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
29. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
30. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
31. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 12 7 10 2
32. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
33. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
34. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2
35. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 30 4 12 2
36. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
37. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
38. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 22 6 14 2
39. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 57 14 18 2
40. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 39 8 14 2
41. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 38 10 11 2
42. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 212 12 27 2
43. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 51 7 18 2
44. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 40 4 11 2
45. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 37 7 15 2
46. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
47. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 45 12 12 2
48. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
49. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
50. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
51. John Crowley John Crowley 21 6 15 3
52. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 63 9 14 3
53. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
54. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 29 10 15 3
55. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 6 16 3
56. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
57. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
58. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 13 30 3
59. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 25 4 10 3
60. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 53 13 19 3
61. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
62. Garth Nix Garth Nix 29 10 12 3
63. John Scalzi John Scalzi 28 7 13 3
64. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
65. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
66. Charles Stross Charles Stross 45 17 32 3
67. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
68. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 59 7 11 3
69. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 77 13 16 3
70. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 82 5 10 4
71. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 153 19 26 4
72. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 85 13 22 4
73. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 92 20 27 4
74. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 25 12 13 4
75. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 99 9 22 4
76. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
77. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 21 12 13 4
78. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
79. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
80. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 39 10 18 5
81. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
82. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 54 10 19 5
83. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 30 15 38 5
84. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
85. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 142 7 12 5
86. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 16 5
87. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
88. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 6 22 6
89. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 11 9 12 6
90. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 18 35 6
91. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
92. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
93. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
94. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
95. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 44 19 21 7
96. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
97. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
98. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
99. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 18 3 12 7
100. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
101. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
102. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
103. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 9 20 7
104. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
105. Tim Powers Tim Powers 29 10 28 8
106. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 66 21 27 8
107. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
108. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
109. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 22 50 9
110. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 41 15 34 10
111. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 74 15 30 10
112. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 18 50 10
113. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 7 23 10
114. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 21 40 11
115. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 56 8 26 12
116. Stephen King Stephen King 93 35 52 12
117. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
118. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 93 21 36 14
119. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16

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