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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. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 19 3 11 2
2. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 8 3 16 9
3. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
4. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 50 4 12 7
5. Peter Watts Peter Watts 11 4 10 0
6. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 66 5 10 4
7. John Crowley John Crowley 14 5 12 2
8. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
9. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 16 5 18 2
10. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 14 5 13 1
11. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
12. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 30 5 11 2
13. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
14. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
15. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
16. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 20 6 10 3
17. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
18. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 11 6 16 3
19. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 14 6 15 3
20. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
21. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 21 6 10 2
22. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 106 6 11 5
23. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
24. John Scalzi John Scalzi 21 6 11 2
25. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
26. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
27. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 46 6 10 3
28. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
29. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 20 7 10 2
30. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 39 7 12 2
31. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
32. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
33. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
34. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
35. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 108 7 18 6
36. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 36 7 18 2
37. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 58 7 17 1
38. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 29 7 13 5
39. Connie Willis Connie Willis 46 7 23 10
40. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 59 8 12 3
41. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 44 8 15 3
42. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 19 8 14 1
43. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 40 8 26 12
44. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 19 8 14 2
45. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
46. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
47. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
48. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 57 9 14 3
49. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 20 9 17 5
50. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
51. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
52. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 24 9 13 3
53. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 86 9 22 4
54. China Miéville China Miéville 15 9 42 16
55. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 98 9 12 6
56. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 17 9 18 7
57. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
58. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 31 9 10 2
59. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
60. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 19 7
61. David Brin David Brin 25 10 24 7
62. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 19 10 11 3
63. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 51 10 19 5
64. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
65. Tim Powers Tim Powers 19 10 27 7
66. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 46 11 19 1
67. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 28 11 17 3
68. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
69. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
70. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
71. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
72. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 27 3
73. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 12 14 1
74. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 159 12 27 2
75. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
76. Peter Straub Peter Straub 26 12 18 7
77. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 40 12 12 2
78. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 56 13 21 4
79. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 66 13 28 10
80. Larry Niven Larry Niven 85 13 23 5
81. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
82. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
83. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
84. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 14 37 5
85. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 21 14 27 9
86. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 24 14 31 5
87. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
88. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
89. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 33 15 30 6
90. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 35 16 17 7
91. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 50 16 46 10
92. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 16 31 3
93. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 17 25 6
94. Sean Williams Sean Williams 37 17 18 4
95. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 134 19 26 4
96. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 72 19 26 3
97. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
98. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 78 21 36 14
99. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
100. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 68 22 50 9
101. Stephen King Stephen King 76 28 39 10

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