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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 1,800 authors to choose from! Look through 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.

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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 the 16 awards we cover.

# AUTHOR NOVELS IN WWEND AWARD
TOTAL NOMINATED NOMS WINS
1. Stephen King Stephen King 67 28 39 10
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 47 21 48 9
3. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 62 20 26 7
4. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 108 19 26 4
5. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 64 18 25 3
6. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 25 17 25 6
7. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 29 16 17 7
8. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 40 16 30 12
9. Sean Williams Sean Williams 22 16 17 4
10. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 22 15 20 3
11. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 26 15 34 10
12. Charles Stross Charles Stross 24 15 29 3
13. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 29 14 41 10
14. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 20 14 27 9
15. Greg Bear Greg Bear 31 13 30 2
16. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 45 13 28 10
17. Larry Niven Larry Niven 48 13 23 5
18. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 100 13 28 2
19. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 57 13 16 3
20. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 37 12 20 4
21. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 13 12 18 7
22. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 16 12 34 5
23. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 21 12 26 6
24. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 37 12 12 2
25. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 16 11 17 3
26. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 23 11 17 3
27. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 13 11 11 3
28. Peter Straub Peter Straub 18 11 17 7
29. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 39 11 15 1
30. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 19 11 11 3
31. David Brin David Brin 18 10 24 7
32. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 48 10 19 5
33. Tim Powers Tim Powers 13 10 27 7
34. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 20 10 12 1
35. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 16 9 14 2
36. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 43 9 14 3
37. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 11 9 17 5
38. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 13 9 10 3
39. William Gibson William Gibson 13 9 27 3
40. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 13 9 13 2
41. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 12 9 17 1
42. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 64 9 22 4
43. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 85 9 12 6
44. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 10 9 18 7
45. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 17 9 10 4
46. John Varley John Varley 20 9 17 2
47. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 17 9 17 3
48. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 29 8 12 3
49. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 13 8 15 3
50. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 13 8 14 1
51. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 37 8 13 0
52. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 25 8 26 12
53. China Miéville China Miéville 12 8 40 16
54. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 19 8 11 1
55. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 22 7 12 2
56. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 11 7 11 2
57. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 24 7 14 7
58. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 12 7 10 2
59. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
60. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 78 7 18 6
61. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 14 7 12 2
62. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 8 7 14 5
63. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 7 24 7
64. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 15 7 17 2
65. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 13 7 17 1
66. Jo Walton Jo Walton 13 7 14 6
67. Connie Willis Connie Willis 23 7 23 10
68. John Barnes John Barnes 29 6 10 0
69. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 18 6 11 1
70. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 9 6 14 2
71. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 28 6 13 1
72. James Morrow James Morrow 13 6 17 2
73. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 92 6 11 5
74. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 22 6 10 1
75. John Scalzi John Scalzi 15 6 11 2
76. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 19 6 11 4
77. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 10 6 20 7
78. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 40 6 10 3
79. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 9 5 10 1
80. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 39 5 10 4
81. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 8 5 10 5
82. John Crowley John Crowley 10 5 12 2
83. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 9 5 10 2
84. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 16 5 11 2
85. Emma Bull Emma Bull 11 4 10 1
86. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 43 4 12 7
87. Justina Robson Justina Robson 11 4 10 0
88. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 3 2 12 8

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