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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 66 28 39 10
2. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 46 21 48 9
3. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 63 18 24 3
4. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 59 18 21 5
5. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 25 17 25 6
6. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 77 15 21 3
7. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 27 15 16 7
8. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 36 15 29 12
9. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 21 15 20 3
10. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 25 15 33 10
11. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 29 14 41 10
12. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 20 14 27 9
13. Charles Stross Charles Stross 22 14 26 2
14. Greg Bear Greg Bear 27 13 30 2
15. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 95 13 28 2
16. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 51 13 16 3
17. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 32 12 20 4
18. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 16 12 25 2
19. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 13 11 15 6
20. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 16 11 17 3
21. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 19 11 25 6
22. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 20 11 17 3
23. Peter Straub Peter Straub 17 11 17 7
24. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 39 11 15 1
25. David Brin David Brin 18 10 23 7
26. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 42 10 25 10
27. Larry Niven Larry Niven 38 10 20 4
28. Tim Powers Tim Powers 12 10 27 7
29. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 19 10 12 1
30. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 16 9 13 2
31. William Gibson William Gibson 13 9 25 3
32. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 46 9 17 5
33. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 13 9 13 2
34. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 12 9 17 1
35. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 53 9 22 4
36. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 82 9 12 6
37. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 10 9 18 7
38. John Varley John Varley 20 9 15 1
39. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 11 9 17 3
40. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 13 8 15 3
41. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 13 8 14 1
42. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 37 8 13 0
43. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 43 8 13 3
44. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 11 8 12 2
45. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 25 8 25 12
46. China Miéville China Miéville 11 8 38 16
47. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 27 7 11 3
48. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 21 7 11 2
49. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 11 7 11 2
50. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 19 7 14 7
51. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 11 7 10 2
52. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 8 7 11 1
53. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 74 7 18 6
54. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 8 7 14 5
55. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 7 20 6
56. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 13 7 17 2
57. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 12 7 17 1
58. Connie Willis Connie Willis 20 7 23 10
59. John Barnes John Barnes 29 6 10 0
60. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 18 6 11 1
61. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 9 6 14 2
62. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 27 6 12 1
63. James Morrow James Morrow 12 6 17 2
64. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 92 6 11 5
65. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 13 6 11 2
66. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 16 6 10 3
67. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 8 6 15 5
68. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 12 6 10 3
69. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 38 5 10 4
70. John Crowley John Crowley 10 5 12 2
71. Emma Bull Emma Bull 11 4 10 1
72. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 43 4 12 7
73. Justina Robson Justina Robson 9 4 10 0
74. Jo Walton Jo Walton 12 4 11 5
75. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 2 2 10 6

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