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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 21 3 11 2
2. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 9 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 76 5 10 4
7. John Crowley John Crowley 17 5 12 2
8. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
9. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 17 5 19 3
10. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 15 5 13 1
11. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
12. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
13. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 31 5 11 2
14. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
15. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 15 6 12 5
16. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
17. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 23 6 10 3
18. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 22 6 11 1
19. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 14 6 16 3
20. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 16 6 15 3
21. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
22. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 22 6 10 2
23. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 6 11 5
24. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
25. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
26. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
27. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
28. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 48 6 10 3
29. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
30. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 22 7 10 2
31. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
32. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
33. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 41 7 15 8
34. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
35. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
36. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 112 7 18 6
37. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 38 7 18 2
38. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 63 7 17 1
39. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 34 7 13 5
40. Connie Willis Connie Willis 47 7 23 10
41. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 60 8 12 3
42. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 46 8 15 3
43. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 22 8 14 1
44. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 44 8 26 12
45. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 26 8 14 2
46. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
47. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
48. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
49. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 60 9 14 3
50. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 21 9 17 5
51. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
52. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
53. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 26 9 13 3
54. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 86 9 22 4
55. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
56. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
57. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 20 9 18 7
58. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
59. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 33 9 10 2
60. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
61. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 20 7
62. David Brin David Brin 27 10 24 7
63. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
64. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
65. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
66. Tim Powers Tim Powers 23 10 27 7
67. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 54 11 19 1
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. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 31 12 18 3
74. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 12 15 2
75. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 185 12 27 2
76. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
77. Peter Straub Peter Straub 28 12 18 7
78. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 41 12 12 2
79. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 59 13 22 4
80. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 69 13 28 10
81. Larry Niven Larry Niven 87 13 23 5
82. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
83. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
84. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
85. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 21 14 37 5
86. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 26 14 27 9
87. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 25 14 31 5
88. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
89. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
90. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 34 15 30 6
91. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 51 16 46 10
92. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 16 31 3
93. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 37 17 18 7
94. Sean Williams Sean Williams 37 17 18 4
95. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
96. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 141 19 26 4
97. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 73 19 26 3
98. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
99. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 80 21 36 14
100. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
101. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 70 22 50 9
102. Stephen King Stephen King 81 28 39 10

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