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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 10 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 18 8 14 1
8. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 44 11 19 1
9. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 20 6 11 1
10. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
11. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 56 6 13 1
12. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
13. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 13 5 13 1
14. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
15. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 28 10 12 1
16. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 58 7 17 1
17. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 39 11 17 1
18. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 22 8 11 1
19. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 19 7 10 2
20. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
21. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
22. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 13 30 2
23. John Crowley John Crowley 14 5 12 2
24. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 39 7 12 2
25. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
26. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 16 5 16 2
27. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 18 3 11 2
28. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 20 6 10 2
29. James Morrow James Morrow 23 7 19 2
30. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 19 8 14 2
31. John Scalzi John Scalzi 21 6 11 2
32. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 159 12 27 2
33. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 36 7 18 2
34. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 29 5 11 2
35. John Varley John Varley 35 9 17 2
36. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 39 12 12 2
37. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 58 8 12 3
38. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 41 8 15 3
39. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 71 18 25 3
40. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 19 10 11 3
41. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 57 9 14 3
42. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 21 9 10 3
43. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 19 9 13 3
44. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 11 6 16 3
45. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 14 6 15 3
46. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 23 12 19 3
47. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 11 26 3
48. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 27 11 17 3
49. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 32 15 20 3
50. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
51. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 7 6 12 3
52. Charles Stross Charles Stross 37 15 30 3
53. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
54. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 46 6 10 3
55. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 74 13 16 3
56. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 65 5 10 4
57. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 134 19 26 4
58. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 56 12 20 4
59. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 85 9 22 4
60. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
61. Sean Williams Sean Williams 35 17 18 4
62. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 14 6 12 5
63. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 20 9 17 5
64. William Gibson William Gibson 18 9 33 5
65. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 51 10 19 5
66. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 20 14 37 5
67. Larry Niven Larry Niven 85 13 23 5
68. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 103 6 11 5
69. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 28 7 13 5
70. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 24 13 30 5
71. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 33 15 30 6
72. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 17 25 6
73. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 98 9 12 6
74. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 108 7 18 6
75. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 18 9 17 6
76. David Brin David Brin 25 10 24 7
77. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 29 16 17 7
78. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 50 4 12 7
79. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
80. Tim Powers Tim Powers 16 10 27 7
81. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 17 9 18 7
82. Peter Straub Peter Straub 20 12 18 7
83. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 15 6 20 7
84. Jo Walton Jo Walton 19 8 18 7
85. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 40 7 15 8
86. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
87. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 15 8 28 8
88. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 7 3 16 9
89. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 21 14 27 9
90. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 67 22 50 9
91. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 35 15 34 10
92. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 66 13 28 10
93. Stephen King Stephen King 72 28 39 10
94. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 50 16 46 10
95. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 20 39 10
96. Connie Willis Connie Willis 45 7 23 10
97. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 40 8 26 12
98. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 78 21 36 14
99. China Miéville China Miéville 15 8 41 16

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