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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 68 28 39 10
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 55 22 50 9
3. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 56 21 36 14
4. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 64 21 27 7
5. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 24 20 39 10
6. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 111 19 26 4
7. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 67 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 43 16 45 10
12. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 32 15 34 10
13. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 28 15 20 3
14. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 27 15 29 6
15. Charles Stross Charles Stross 29 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 38 13 30 2
19. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 54 13 28 10
20. Larry Niven Larry Niven 71 13 23 5
21. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 123 13 28 2
22. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 20 13 30 5
23. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 62 13 16 3
24. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 44 12 20 4
25. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 18 12 19 3
26. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 18 12 35 5
27. Peter Straub Peter Straub 19 12 18 7
28. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 37 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 22 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 19 10 24 7
36. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 16 10 11 3
37. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 48 10 19 5
38. Tim Powers Tim Powers 14 10 27 7
39. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 23 10 12 1
40. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 18 10 11 4
41. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
42. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 48 9 14 3
43. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 15 9 17 5
44. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 14 9 10 3
45. William Gibson William Gibson 15 9 33 5
46. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 72 9 22 4
47. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 96 9 12 6
48. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 11 9 18 7
49. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 12 9 17 6
50. John Varley John Varley 24 9 17 2
51. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 37 8 12 3
52. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 24 8 15 3
53. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 14 8 14 1
54. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 36 8 26 12
55. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 15 8 12 3
56. China Miéville China Miéville 14 8 41 16
57. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 17 8 13 2
58. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 8 27 7
59. Jo Walton Jo Walton 15 8 18 7
60. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 20 8 11 1
61. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 12 1
62. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 29 7 12 2
63. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 11 7 11 2
64. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 37 7 15 8
65. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
66. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 88 7 18 6
67. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 19 7 18 2
68. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 35 7 17 1
69. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 23 7 13 5
70. Connie Willis Connie Willis 25 7 23 10
71. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 13 6 10 2
72. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 12 6 11 5
73. John Barnes John Barnes 29 6 11 0
74. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
75. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 9 6 16 3
76. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 12 6 15 3
77. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 37 6 13 1
78. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 12 6 10 2
79. James Morrow James Morrow 21 6 18 2
80. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 96 6 11 5
81. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 33 6 10 1
82. John Scalzi John Scalzi 18 6 11 2
83. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
84. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 11 6 20 7
85. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 43 6 10 3
86. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 60 5 10 4
87. John Crowley John Crowley 11 5 12 2
88. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
89. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 10 5 12 1
90. Justina Robson Justina Robson 11 5 11 0
91. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 22 5 11 2
92. Emma Bull Emma Bull 11 4 10 1
93. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 47 4 12 7
94. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 12 4 14 1
95. Peter Watts Peter Watts 9 4 10 0
96. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 12 3 11 2
97. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 6 3 16 8

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