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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. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 49 21 36 14
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 50 21 48 9
4. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 63 20 26 7
5. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 109 19 26 4
6. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 65 18 25 3
7. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 25 17 25 6
8. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 29 16 17 7
9. Sean Williams Sean Williams 31 16 17 4
10. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 23 15 20 3
11. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 26 15 29 6
12. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 30 15 34 10
13. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 38 15 44 10
14. Charles Stross Charles Stross 28 15 30 3
15. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 15 14 20 7
16. Larry Niven Larry Niven 65 14 24 5
17. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 21 14 27 9
18. Greg Bear Greg Bear 33 13 30 2
19. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 51 13 28 10
20. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 101 13 28 2
21. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 57 13 16 3
22. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 43 12 20 4
23. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 17 12 19 3
24. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 17 12 35 5
25. Peter Straub Peter Straub 19 12 18 7
26. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 37 12 12 2
27. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 20 11 17 3
28. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 24 11 17 3
29. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 17 11 11 3
30. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 39 11 17 1
31. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
32. David Brin David Brin 18 10 24 7
33. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 48 10 19 5
34. Tim Powers Tim Powers 14 10 27 7
35. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 21 10 12 1
36. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
37. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 45 9 14 3
38. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 15 9 17 5
39. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 14 9 10 3
40. William Gibson William Gibson 14 9 27 3
41. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 9 17 1
42. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 64 9 22 4
43. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 89 9 12 6
44. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 11 9 18 7
45. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 11 9 17 6
46. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 18 9 10 4
47. John Varley John Varley 21 9 17 2
48. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 20 9 17 3
49. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 34 8 12 3
50. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 15 8 15 3
51. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 14 8 14 1
52. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 41 8 13 0
53. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 34 8 26 12
54. China Miéville China Miéville 14 8 41 16
55. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 20 8 11 1
56. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 23 7 12 2
57. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 11 7 11 2
58. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 33 7 15 8
59. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 13 7 11 3
60. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
61. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 80 7 18 6
62. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 17 7 12 2
63. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 7 24 7
64. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 17 7 17 2
65. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 27 7 17 1
66. Jo Walton Jo Walton 15 7 16 7
67. Connie Willis Connie Willis 23 7 23 10
68. John Barnes John Barnes 29 6 11 0
69. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
70. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 9 6 16 3
71. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 12 6 13 2
72. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 34 6 13 1
73. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 9 6 10 2
74. James Morrow James Morrow 16 6 18 2
75. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 93 6 11 5
76. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 29 6 10 1
77. John Scalzi John Scalzi 18 6 11 2
78. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 21 6 12 5
79. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 10 6 20 7
80. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 42 6 10 3
81. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 5 10 1
82. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 50 5 10 4
83. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 9 5 10 5
84. John Crowley John Crowley 10 5 12 2
85. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
86. Justina Robson Justina Robson 11 5 11 0
87. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 21 5 11 2
88. Emma Bull Emma Bull 11 4 10 1
89. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 43 4 12 7
90. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 10 4 11 1
91. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 11 3 10 1
92. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 12 3 11 2
93. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 6 2 13 8

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