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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 210 12 27 2
2. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 150 19 26 4
3. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 124 7 12 5
4. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
5. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
6. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 98 9 22 4
7. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 91 19 26 3
8. Stephen King Stephen King 91 29 40 10
9. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 91 21 36 14
10. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
11. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 87 7 17 1
12. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 86 22 50 9
13. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 83 13 22 4
14. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 81 5 10 4
15. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 81 7 14 1
16. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
17. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 77 13 16 3
18. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 71 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 18 50 10
24. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 58 7 11 3
25. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 56 13 17 2
26. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 55 8 26 12
27. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 54 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 33 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. Charles Stross Charles Stross 44 17 32 3
37. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 16 5
38. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 18 19 7
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. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 39 15 34 10
45. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
46. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 39 4 11 2
47. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
48. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 37 8 14 2
49. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 36 10 11 2
50. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 34 6 10 3
51. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 34 10 18 5
52. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 34 12 19 3
53. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
54. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 33 3 11 2
55. David Brin David Brin 31 10 24 7
56. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
57. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
58. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
59. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 29 3 10 1
60. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
61. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 29 18 26 7
62. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
63. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
64. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 28 21 40 11
65. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 14 1
66. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 27 6 10 2
67. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
68. Garth Nix Garth Nix 27 9 10 2
69. Tim Powers Tim Powers 27 10 27 7
70. John Scalzi John Scalzi 27 7 13 3
71. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
72. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
73. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
74. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
75. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
76. Jo Walton Jo Walton 24 9 20 7
77. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
78. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 22 11 12 3
79. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
80. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
81. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
82. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 3 10 1
83. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 20 6 20 7
84. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
85. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
86. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 19 6 14 2
87. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
88. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
89. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
90. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 5 11 0
91. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
92. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
93. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
94. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 17 6 16 3
95. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 17 3 12 7
96. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
97. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
98. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 15 7 13 1
99. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
100. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
101. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
102. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
103. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
104. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
105. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
106. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
107. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 11 7 10 2
108. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 10 7 10 5
109. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
110. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3

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