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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. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 71 22 50 9
2. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 52 16 46 10
3. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
4. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
5. Stephen King Stephen King 86 28 39 10
6. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 24 14 37 5
7. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 82 21 36 14
8. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 37 15 34 10
9. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
10. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
11. Charles Stross Charles Stross 41 16 31 3
12. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 26 14 31 5
13. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 39 15 30 6
14. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 69 13 28 10
15. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
16. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
17. Tim Powers Tim Powers 25 10 27 7
18. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
19. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 198 12 27 2
20. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 26 14 27 9
21. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 144 19 26 4
22. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 83 19 26 3
23. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 46 8 26 12
24. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
25. David Brin David Brin 28 10 24 7
26. Larry Niven Larry Niven 87 13 23 5
27. Connie Willis Connie Willis 48 7 23 10
28. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 59 13 22 4
29. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 94 9 22 4
30. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
31. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
32. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
33. Jo Walton Jo Walton 21 9 20 7
34. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 57 11 19 1
35. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
36. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 20 5 19 3
37. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 27 12 19 3
38. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
39. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 39 17 18 7
40. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 37 12 18 3
41. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 115 7 18 6
42. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 20 9 18 7
43. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 40 7 18 2
44. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
45. Sean Williams Sean Williams 38 17 18 4
46. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 23 9 17 5
47. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 21 9 17 6
48. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 73 7 17 1
49. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
50. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
51. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 15 6 16 3
52. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 10 3 16 9
53. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
54. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 49 8 15 3
55. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 44 7 15 8
56. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 17 6 15 3
57. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 31 12 15 2
58. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
59. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 23 8 14 1
60. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
61. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 28 8 14 2
62. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 13 7 13 1
63. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 27 9 13 3
64. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 63 6 13 1
65. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 18 5 13 1
66. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 40 7 13 5
67. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 18 6 12 5
68. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 62 8 12 3
69. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
70. John Crowley John Crowley 17 5 12 2
71. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
72. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
73. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
74. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
75. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
76. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
77. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 41 12 12 2
78. John Barnes John Barnes 36 6 11 0
79. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
80. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
81. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
82. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
83. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 24 3 11 2
84. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
85. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
86. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
87. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 5 11 2
88. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
89. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
90. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 76 5 10 4
91. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 24 7 10 2
92. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
93. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 25 6 10 3
94. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
95. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 22 9 10 3
96. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 22 6 10 2
97. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
98. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
99. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 34 9 10 2
100. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
101. Peter Watts Peter Watts 12 4 10 0
102. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 52 6 10 3

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