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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. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
2. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 47 6 10 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 70 22 50 9
4. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 25 14 31 5
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 41 12 12 2
6. Connie Willis Connie Willis 46 7 23 10
7. Sean Williams Sean Williams 37 17 18 4
8. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
9. Peter Watts Peter Watts 11 4 10 0
10. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
11. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 20 7
12. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
13. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
14. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 30 5 11 2
15. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 31 7 13 5
16. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
17. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 61 7 17 1
18. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 9 5 10 1
19. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 16 31 3
20. Peter Straub Peter Straub 27 12 18 7
21. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
22. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 37 7 18 2
23. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
24. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
25. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 26 14 27 9
26. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 169 12 27 2
27. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
28. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
29. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
30. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 31 9 10 2
31. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
32. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
33. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 51 16 46 10
34. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 19 8 14 2
35. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 12 15 1
36. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 17 9 18 7
37. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
38. Tim Powers Tim Powers 23 10 27 7
39. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
40. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 112 7 18 6
41. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 109 6 11 5
42. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 14 5 13 1
43. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
44. Larry Niven Larry Niven 87 13 23 5
45. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
46. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
47. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
48. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 6
49. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 22 6 10 2
50. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 33 15 30 6
51. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
52. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 30 12 18 3
53. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 86 9 22 4
54. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 14 37 5
55. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
56. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 8 3 16 9
57. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 78 21 36 14
58. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
59. Stephen King Stephen King 80 28 39 10
60. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 21 3 11 2
61. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 27 3
62. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
63. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
64. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 16 5 18 2
65. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 15 6 15 3
66. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
67. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 13 6 16 3
68. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 25 9 13 3
69. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
70. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
71. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
72. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
73. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 44 8 26 12
74. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
75. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 21 6 11 1
76. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 21 9 17 5
77. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 60 9 14 3
78. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 40 7 12 2
79. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 54 11 19 1
80. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
81. John Crowley John Crowley 14 5 12 2
82. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 50 4 12 7
83. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 72 19 26 3
84. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 21 8 14 1
85. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 66 13 28 10
86. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 35 16 17 7
87. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
88. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
89. David Brin David Brin 27 10 24 7
90. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 46 8 15 3
91. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 60 8 12 3
92. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
93. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 22 6 10 3
94. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 58 13 22 4
95. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
96. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
97. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
98. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
99. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 22 7 10 2
100. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 140 19 26 4
101. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 69 5 10 4
102. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1

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