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

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