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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. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 16 7 13 1
2. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 82 5 10 4
3. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 153 19 26 4
4. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
5. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
6. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
7. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
8. Clive Barker Clive Barker 30 11 14 0
9. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
10. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 85 13 22 4
11. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
12. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
13. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
14. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 12 7 10 2
15. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
16. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
17. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
18. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 42 15 34 10
19. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
20. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 44 19 21 7
21. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 74 15 30 10
22. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
23. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 93 20 27 4
24. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
25. John Crowley John Crowley 21 6 15 3
26. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 25 12 13 4
27. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
28. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
29. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 63 9 14 3
30. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
31. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 39 10 18 5
32. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
33. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
34. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 56 8 26 12
35. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
36. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
37. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
38. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
39. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
40. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 29 10 15 3
41. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 6 16 3
42. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 54 10 19 5
43. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
44. Tanya Huff Tanya Huff 35 9 11 1
45. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 14 1
46. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 6 22 6
47. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
48. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
49. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 13 30 3
50. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2
51. Stephen King Stephen King 93 35 53 12
52. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 25 4 10 3
53. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 84 7 14 1
54. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 11 9 12 6
55. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 94 21 36 14
56. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
57. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 30 4 12 2
58. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 91 12 13 1
59. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
60. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 30 15 38 5
61. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 99 9 22 4
62. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 53 13 19 3
63. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
64. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
65. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 18 35 6
66. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
67. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
68. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
69. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
70. James Morrow James Morrow 28 7 19 2
71. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
72. Garth Nix Garth Nix 29 10 12 3
73. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
74. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 19 3 12 7
75. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
76. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 22 6 14 2
77. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 143 7 12 5
78. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
79. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
80. Tim Powers Tim Powers 29 10 28 8
81. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 66 21 27 8
82. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 22 9 18 7
83. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 57 14 18 2
84. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 39 8 14 2
85. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 18 50 10
86. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
87. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
88. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 38 10 11 2
89. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 21 40 11
90. John Scalzi John Scalzi 29 7 13 3
91. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 22 12 13 4
92. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 212 12 27 2
93. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
94. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
95. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
96. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 51 7 18 2
97. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
98. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
99. Charles Stross Charles Stross 45 17 32 3
100. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
101. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 88 8 18 1
102. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
103. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 41 4 11 2
104. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 45 8 16 5
105. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 38 7 15 2
106. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
107. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
108. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 9 20 7
109. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
110. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
111. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
112. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
113. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 7 23 10
114. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
115. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 45 12 12 2
116. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 61 9 10 1
117. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 22 50 9
118. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 59 7 11 3
119. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 77 13 16 3

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