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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. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
2. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 76 5 10 4
3. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 142 19 26 4
4. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 22 7 10 2
5. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
6. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 15 6 12 5
7. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
8. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
9. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 59 13 22 4
10. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 24 6 10 3
11. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
12. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 60 8 12 3
13. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 47 8 15 3
14. David Brin David Brin 28 10 24 7
15. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 36 15 34 10
16. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
17. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 37 17 18 7
18. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 69 13 28 10
19. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 22 8 14 1
20. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 75 19 26 3
21. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 51 4 12 7
22. John Crowley John Crowley 17 5 12 2
23. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
24. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 54 11 19 1
25. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
26. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 60 9 14 3
27. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 22 9 17 5
28. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
29. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
30. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 44 8 26 12
31. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
32. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
33. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
34. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 41 7 15 8
35. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 26 9 13 3
36. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 14 6 16 3
37. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
38. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 16 6 15 3
39. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 18 5 19 3
40. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
41. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
42. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
43. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 22 3 11 2
44. Stephen King Stephen King 81 28 39 10
45. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
46. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 80 21 36 14
47. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 9 3 16 9
48. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
49. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 21 14 37 5
50. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 87 9 22 4
51. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 32 12 18 3
52. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
53. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 34 15 30 6
54. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 22 6 10 2
55. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
56. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
57. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
58. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
59. Larry Niven Larry Niven 87 13 23 5
60. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
61. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 16 5 13 1
62. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
63. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 112 7 18 6
64. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
65. Tim Powers Tim Powers 23 10 27 7
66. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
67. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 20 9 18 7
68. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 29 12 15 2
69. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 26 8 14 2
70. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 51 16 46 10
71. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
72. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
73. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 34 9 10 2
74. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
75. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
76. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
77. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 186 12 27 2
78. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 26 14 27 9
79. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
80. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
81. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 39 7 18 2
82. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
83. Peter Straub Peter Straub 28 12 18 7
84. Charles Stross Charles Stross 38 16 31 3
85. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
86. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 63 7 17 1
87. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
88. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 37 7 13 5
89. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 31 5 11 2
90. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
91. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
92. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 20 7
93. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
94. Peter Watts Peter Watts 12 4 10 0
95. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
96. Sean Williams Sean Williams 38 17 18 4
97. Connie Willis Connie Willis 48 7 23 10
98. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 25 14 31 5
99. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 41 12 12 2
100. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 70 22 50 9
101. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 52 6 10 3
102. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3

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