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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 208 12 27 2
2. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 150 19 26 4
3. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
4. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
5. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 105 9 12 6
6. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 98 9 22 4
7. Stephen King Stephen King 91 29 40 10
8. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 90 21 36 14
9. Larry Niven Larry Niven 89 13 23 5
10. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 84 19 26 3
11. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 84 7 17 1
12. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 83 22 50 9
13. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 81 5 10 4
14. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 81 13 22 4
15. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 79 6 13 1
16. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 76 8 12 3
17. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 76 13 16 3
18. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
19. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
20. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
21. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
22. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
23. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 17 49 10
24. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 56 12 16 2
25. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 55 6 10 3
26. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 54 8 26 12
27. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 53 8 15 3
28. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 53 10 19 5
29. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
30. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 52 13 19 3
31. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 51 17 32 6
32. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 50 7 18 2
33. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
34. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
35. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
36. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 7 13 5
37. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 17 18 7
38. Charles Stross Charles Stross 43 17 32 3
39. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
40. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
41. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
42. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
43. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
44. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
45. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 38 15 34 10
46. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
47. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 36 8 14 2
48. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
49. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
50. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 33 6 10 3
51. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 33 12 19 3
52. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 32 10 18 5
53. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 32 3 11 2
54. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
55. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
56. David Brin David Brin 30 10 24 7
57. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
58. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
59. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
60. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
61. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 28 18 26 7
62. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 27 6 10 2
63. Garth Nix Garth Nix 27 9 10 2
64. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
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. James Morrow James Morrow 25 7 19 2
70. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
71. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 24 9 10 3
72. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
73. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
74. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 8 11 1
75. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
76. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
77. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 21 11 12 3
78. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
79. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
80. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 20 6 20 7
81. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
82. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
83. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 19 6 14 2
84. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
85. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
86. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 18 3 10 1
87. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 4 10 0
88. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
89. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
90. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
91. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
92. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 17 8 28 8
93. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
94. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
95. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
96. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
97. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 14 7 13 1
98. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
99. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
100. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
101. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
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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