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

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