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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. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 75 13 16 3
2. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 52 6 10 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 74 22 50 9
4. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 27 14 31 5
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 42 12 12 2
6. Connie Willis Connie Willis 49 7 23 10
7. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
8. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 23 8 11 1
9. Peter Watts Peter Watts 14 4 10 0
10. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
11. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
12. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 19 6 20 7
13. John Varley John Varley 36 9 17 2
14. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 5 11 2
15. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 42 7 13 5
16. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
17. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 75 7 17 1
18. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
19. Charles Stross Charles Stross 41 16 31 3
20. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
21. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
22. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 41 7 18 2
23. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
24. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
25. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 30 14 27 9
26. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 202 12 27 2
27. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
28. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 6 11 2
29. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
30. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 34 9 10 2
31. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
32. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
33. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 54 16 46 10
34. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 30 8 14 2
35. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 46 12 16 2
36. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 20 9 18 7
37. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
38. Tim Powers Tim Powers 25 10 27 7
39. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
40. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 117 7 18 6
41. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
42. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 18 5 13 1
43. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
44. Larry Niven Larry Niven 88 13 23 5
45. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
46. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 101 9 12 6
47. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
48. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
49. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 24 6 10 2
50. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 45 15 30 6
51. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 33 15 20 3
52. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 47 12 18 3
53. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 94 9 22 4
54. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 27 14 37 5
55. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
56. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 10 4 17 9
57. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 87 21 36 14
58. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 68 6 13 1
59. Stephen King Stephen King 88 29 40 10
60. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 27 3 11 2
61. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
62. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
63. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 31 12 19 3
64. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 21 5 19 3
65. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
66. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
67. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 16 6 16 3
68. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
69. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 46 7 15 8
70. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
71. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
72. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
73. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 48 8 26 12
74. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 22 9 10 3
75. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
76. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 23 9 17 5
77. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
78. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
79. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 57 11 19 1
80. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
81. John Crowley John Crowley 17 5 12 2
82. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
83. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 83 19 26 3
84. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 23 8 14 1
85. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
86. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 41 17 18 7
87. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
88. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 37 15 34 10
89. David Brin David Brin 29 10 24 7
90. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 51 8 15 3
91. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 66 8 12 3
92. Greg Bear Greg Bear 43 14 31 2
93. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 26 6 10 3
94. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 71 13 22 4
95. John Barnes John Barnes 37 6 11 0
96. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
97. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 18 6 12 5
98. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
99. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 27 7 10 2
100. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 146 19 26 4
101. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 77 5 10 4
102. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 13 7 13 1

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