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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 1,000 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.

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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 12 awards we cover.

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

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