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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. John Barnes John Barnes 34 6 11 0
2. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
3. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
4. Peter Watts Peter Watts 11 4 10 0
5. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 12 7 13 1
6. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
7. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 21 8 14 1
8. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 54 11 19 1
9. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 21 6 11 1
10. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
11. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 57 6 13 1
12. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
13. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 14 5 13 1
14. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
15. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 12 15 1
16. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 9 5 10 1
17. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 61 7 17 1
18. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
19. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
20. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 22 7 10 2
21. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
22. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
23. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
24. John Crowley John Crowley 14 5 12 2
25. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 40 7 12 2
26. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
27. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 16 5 18 2
28. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 21 3 11 2
29. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 22 6 10 2
30. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
31. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 19 8 14 2
32. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 31 9 10 2
33. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
34. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 169 12 27 2
35. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 37 7 18 2
36. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 30 5 11 2
37. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
38. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 41 12 12 2
39. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 22 6 10 3
40. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 60 8 12 3
41. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 46 8 15 3
42. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 72 19 26 3
43. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
44. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 60 9 14 3
45. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
46. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 25 9 13 3
47. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 13 6 16 3
48. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 15 6 15 3
49. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
50. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 27 3
51. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 30 12 18 3
52. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
53. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
54. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
55. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 16 31 3
56. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
57. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 47 6 10 3
58. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
59. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 69 5 10 4
60. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 140 19 26 4
61. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 58 13 22 4
62. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 86 9 22 4
63. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
64. Sean Williams Sean Williams 37 17 18 4
65. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
66. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 21 9 17 5
67. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
68. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
69. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 14 37 5
70. Larry Niven Larry Niven 87 13 23 5
71. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 109 6 11 5
72. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 31 7 13 5
73. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 25 14 31 5
74. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 33 15 30 6
75. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 6
76. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
77. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 112 7 18 6
78. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
79. David Brin David Brin 27 10 24 7
80. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 35 16 17 7
81. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 50 4 12 7
82. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
83. Tim Powers Tim Powers 23 10 27 7
84. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 17 9 18 7
85. Peter Straub Peter Straub 27 12 18 7
86. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
87. Jo Walton Jo Walton 20 9 20 7
88. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
89. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
90. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
91. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 8 3 16 9
92. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 26 14 27 9
93. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 70 22 50 9
94. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
95. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 66 13 28 10
96. Stephen King Stephen King 80 28 39 10
97. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 51 16 46 10
98. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
99. Connie Willis Connie Willis 46 7 23 10
100. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 44 8 26 12
101. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 78 21 36 14
102. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16

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