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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. Stephen King Stephen King 71 28 39 10
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 63 22 50 9
3. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 68 21 36 14
4. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
5. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 26 20 39 10
6. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 130 19 26 4
7. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 68 18 25 3
8. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 17 25 6
9. Sean Williams Sean Williams 31 17 18 4
10. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 29 16 17 7
11. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 48 16 46 10
12. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 34 15 34 10
13. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 31 15 20 3
14. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 31 15 30 6
15. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 15 30 3
16. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 15 14 20 7
17. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 21 14 27 9
18. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 13 30 2
19. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 65 13 28 10
20. Larry Niven Larry Niven 82 13 23 5
21. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 23 13 30 5
22. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 72 13 16 3
23. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 54 12 20 4
24. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 21 12 19 3
25. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 12 35 5
26. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 154 12 27 2
27. Peter Straub Peter Straub 20 12 18 7
28. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 39 12 12 2
29. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 43 11 19 1
30. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 11 26 3
31. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 26 11 17 3
32. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 17 11 11 3
33. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 39 11 17 1
34. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
35. David Brin David Brin 24 10 24 7
36. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 17 10 11 3
37. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 51 10 19 5
38. Tim Powers Tim Powers 16 10 27 7
39. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 26 10 12 1
40. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 10 11 4
41. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
42. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 55 9 14 3
43. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 20 9 17 5
44. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
45. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
46. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 81 9 22 4
47. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 97 9 12 6
48. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 16 9 18 7
49. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 17 9 17 6
50. John Varley John Varley 34 9 17 2
51. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 56 8 12 3
52. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 41 8 15 3
53. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 18 8 14 1
54. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 39 8 26 12
55. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 17 8 12 3
56. China Miéville China Miéville 15 8 41 16
57. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 18 8 14 2
58. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 8 28 8
59. Jo Walton Jo Walton 16 8 18 7
60. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
61. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
62. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 37 7 12 2
63. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
64. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
65. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
66. James Morrow James Morrow 23 7 19 2
67. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 98 7 18 6
68. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 36 7 18 2
69. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 56 7 17 1
70. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 24 7 13 5
71. Connie Willis Connie Willis 44 7 23 10
72. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 13 6 10 2
73. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
74. John Barnes John Barnes 33 6 11 0
75. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
76. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 11 6 16 3
77. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 12 6 15 3
78. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 50 6 13 1
79. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 18 6 10 2
80. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 102 6 11 5
81. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
82. John Scalzi John Scalzi 20 6 11 2
83. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
84. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
85. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 46 6 10 3
86. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 64 5 10 4
87. John Crowley John Crowley 13 5 12 2
88. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
89. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 12 5 13 1
90. Justina Robson Justina Robson 11 5 11 0
91. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 26 5 11 2
92. Emma Bull Emma Bull 12 4 10 1
93. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 48 4 12 7
94. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 13 4 15 2
95. Peter Watts Peter Watts 10 4 10 0
96. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 13 3 11 2
97. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 6 3 16 9

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