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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 77 13 16 3
2. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 59 7 11 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 86 22 50 9
4. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 61 9 10 1
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 44 12 12 2
6. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
7. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
8. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
9. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
10. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
11. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
12. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 9 20 7
13. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
14. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
15. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 37 7 15 2
16. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 16 5
17. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 39 4 11 2
18. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
19. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 87 8 18 1
20. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
21. Charles Stross Charles Stross 45 17 32 3
22. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
23. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
24. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 51 7 18 2
25. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
26. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
27. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
28. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 212 12 27 2
29. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 20 12 13 4
30. John Scalzi John Scalzi 28 7 13 3
31. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 21 40 11
32. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 37 10 11 2
33. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
34. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
35. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 18 50 10
36. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 39 8 14 2
37. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 57 14 18 2
38. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
39. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 66 21 27 8
40. Tim Powers Tim Powers 29 10 28 8
41. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
42. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
43. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 141 7 12 5
44. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 21 6 14 2
45. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
46. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 18 3 12 7
47. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
48. Garth Nix Garth Nix 28 10 12 2
49. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
50. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
51. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
52. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
53. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
54. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
55. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 18 35 6
56. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
57. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
58. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 53 13 19 3
59. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 99 9 22 4
60. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
61. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
62. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 91 12 13 1
63. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 30 4 12 1
64. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 20 9
65. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 93 21 36 14
66. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 11 9 12 5
67. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 82 7 14 1
68. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 25 4 10 3
69. Stephen King Stephen King 93 35 52 12
70. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2
71. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 13 30 3
72. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
73. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
74. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 6 22 6
75. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 13 1
76. Tanya Huff Tanya Huff 35 9 11 1
77. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
78. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 54 10 19 5
79. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 19 6 16 3
80. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 29 10 14 3
81. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
82. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
83. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
84. William Gibson William Gibson 24 9 33 5
85. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
86. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 56 8 26 12
87. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
88. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
89. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 39 10 18 5
90. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
91. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 63 9 14 3
92. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
93. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
94. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 22 12 13 3
95. John Crowley John Crowley 19 6 15 3
96. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
97. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 91 20 27 3
98. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
99. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 74 15 30 10
100. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 19 21 7
101. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
102. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 41 15 34 10
103. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
104. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
105. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
106. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 11 7 10 2
107. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
108. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
109. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
110. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 84 13 22 4
111. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
112. Clive Barker Clive Barker 30 11 14 0
113. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
114. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
115. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
116. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
117. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 153 19 26 4
118. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 82 5 10 4
119. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 15 7 13 1

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