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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. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
2. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 10 4 19 9
3. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
4. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
5. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 13 7 13 1
6. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
7. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 13 5 10 0
8. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
9. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
10. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
11. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
12. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 14 3 10 1
13. Justina Robson Justina Robson 14 5 11 0
14. Peter Watts Peter Watts 14 4 10 0
15. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 16 6 16 3
16. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
17. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
18. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
19. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
20. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
21. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
22. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 18 6 14 2
23. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
24. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 19 7 13 5
25. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
26. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
27. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 19 6 20 7
28. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 11 12 3
29. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
30. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
31. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 22 6 22 5
32. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 23 10 18 5
33. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
34. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 23 9 10 3
35. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
36. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 23 8 11 1
37. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 24 8 14 1
38. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 24 6 10 2
39. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
40. James Morrow James Morrow 25 7 19 2
41. Garth Nix Garth Nix 25 9 10 2
42. John Scalzi John Scalzi 25 7 13 3
43. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 26 6 10 3
44. Tim Powers Tim Powers 26 10 27 7
45. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
46. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 27 3 11 2
47. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 27 15 38 5
48. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
49. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
50. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 27 14 31 5
51. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
52. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 29 7 10 2
53. David Brin David Brin 29 10 24 7
54. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 30 14 27 9
55. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
56. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 31 12 19 3
57. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 32 8 14 2
58. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 34 15 20 3
59. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 6 14 2
60. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 35 10 11 2
61. John Varley John Varley 36 9 17 2
62. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 37 15 34 10
63. John Barnes John Barnes 38 6 11 0
64. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
65. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
66. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
67. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 41 17 18 7
68. Charles Stross Charles Stross 41 17 32 3
69. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
70. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 43 7 13 5
71. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
72. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 44 7 18 2
73. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 46 7 15 8
74. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 48 8 26 12
75. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 48 13 19 3
76. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 49 12 16 2
77. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 50 16 31 6
78. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
79. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
80. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
81. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 53 8 15 3
82. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 53 6 10 3
83. Greg Bear Greg Bear 56 14 31 2
84. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 56 17 49 10
85. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 58 11 19 1
86. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
87. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
88. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 67 8 12 3
89. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
90. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 72 13 22 4
91. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 73 6 13 1
92. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 76 22 50 9
93. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 76 13 16 3
94. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 77 7 17 1
95. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 78 5 10 4
96. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 83 19 26 3
97. Stephen King Stephen King 88 29 40 10
98. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 88 21 36 14
99. Larry Niven Larry Niven 88 13 23 5
100. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 95 9 22 4
101. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 104 9 12 6
102. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
103. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 117 7 18 6
104. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 148 19 26 4
105. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 204 12 27 2

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