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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 68 22 50 9
2. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 50 16 46 10
3. China Miéville China Miéville 15 9 42 16
4. Stephen King Stephen King 76 28 39 10
5. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
6. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 14 37 5
7. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 78 21 36 14
8. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
9. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
10. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
11. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 16 31 3
12. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 24 14 31 5
13. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 33 15 30 6
14. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 66 13 28 10
15. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
16. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 27 3
17. Tim Powers Tim Powers 19 10 27 7
18. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
19. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 159 12 27 2
20. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 21 14 27 9
21. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 134 19 26 4
22. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 72 19 26 3
23. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 40 8 26 12
24. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 17 25 6
25. David Brin David Brin 25 10 24 7
26. Larry Niven Larry Niven 85 13 23 5
27. Connie Willis Connie Willis 46 7 23 10
28. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 86 9 22 4
29. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 56 13 21 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. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 46 11 19 1
34. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 51 10 19 5
35. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
36. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
37. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 19 7
38. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 16 5 18 2
39. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 108 7 18 6
40. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 17 9 18 7
41. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 36 7 18 2
42. Peter Straub Peter Straub 26 12 18 7
43. Sean Williams Sean Williams 37 17 18 4
44. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 35 16 17 7
45. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 20 9 17 5
46. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 28 11 17 3
47. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
48. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 58 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 11 6 16 3
52. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 8 3 16 9
53. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
54. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 44 8 15 3
55. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
56. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 14 6 15 3
57. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
58. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 19 8 14 1
59. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 57 9 14 3
60. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 12 14 1
61. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 19 8 14 2
62. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
63. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 24 9 13 3
64. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
65. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 14 5 13 1
66. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 29 7 13 5
67. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
68. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 59 8 12 3
69. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 50 4 12 7
70. John Crowley John Crowley 14 5 12 2
71. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 39 7 12 2
72. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 98 9 12 6
73. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
74. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
75. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
76. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 40 12 12 2
77. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
78. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 19 10 11 3
79. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
80. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
81. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
82. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 19 3 11 2
83. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
84. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 106 6 11 5
85. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
86. John Scalzi John Scalzi 21 6 11 2
87. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 30 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 66 5 10 4
91. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 20 7 10 2
92. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
93. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 20 6 10 3
94. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
95. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
96. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 21 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 31 9 10 2
100. Peter Watts Peter Watts 11 4 10 0
101. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 46 6 10 3

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