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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. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
2. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 88 21 36 14
3. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 48 8 26 12
4. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 27 21 40 11
5. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 37 15 34 10
6. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 70 13 28 10
7. Stephen King Stephen King 88 29 40 10
8. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 55 17 47 10
9. Connie Willis Connie Willis 49 7 23 10
10. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 10 4 18 9
11. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 30 14 27 9
12. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 76 22 50 9
13. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 46 7 15 8
14. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
15. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 16 8 28 8
16. David Brin David Brin 29 10 24 7
17. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 41 17 18 7
18. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
19. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
20. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 27 18 26 7
21. Tim Powers Tim Powers 25 10 27 7
22. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 20 9 18 7
23. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
24. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 19 6 20 7
25. Jo Walton Jo Walton 23 9 20 7
26. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 49 15 30 6
27. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 102 9 12 6
28. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 117 7 18 6
29. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
30. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 19 6 12 5
31. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 23 9 17 5
32. William Gibson William Gibson 25 9 33 5
33. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 52 10 19 5
34. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 27 15 38 5
35. Larry Niven Larry Niven 88 13 23 5
36. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 112 7 12 5
37. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 42 7 13 5
38. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 27 14 31 5
39. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 78 5 10 4
40. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 146 19 26 4
41. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 72 13 22 4
42. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 94 9 22 4
43. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 19 11 12 4
44. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
45. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 26 6 10 3
46. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 67 8 12 3
47. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 52 8 15 3
48. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 83 19 26 3
49. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 20 10 11 3
50. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 61 9 14 3
51. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 23 9 10 3
52. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
53. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 16 6 16 3
54. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
55. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 21 6 21 3
56. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 31 12 19 3
57. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 13 12 28 3
58. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 48 12 18 3
59. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 34 15 20 3
60. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 18 12 12 3
61. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
62. Charles Stross Charles Stross 41 16 31 3
63. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
64. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 52 6 10 3
65. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 75 13 16 3
66. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 29 7 10 2
67. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 14 6 10 2
68. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
69. Greg Bear Greg Bear 56 14 31 2
70. John Crowley John Crowley 17 5 12 2
71. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 42 7 12 2
72. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
73. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 27 3 11 2
74. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 24 6 10 2
75. James Morrow James Morrow 24 7 19 2
76. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 49 12 16 2
77. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 30 8 14 2
78. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 34 10 11 2
79. John Scalzi John Scalzi 24 7 12 2
80. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 204 12 27 2
81. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 44 7 18 2
82. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 34 5 11 2
83. John Varley John Varley 36 9 17 2
84. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 42 12 12 2
85. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 13 7 13 1
86. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
87. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 23 8 14 1
88. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 57 11 19 1
89. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 23 6 11 1
90. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
91. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 72 6 13 1
92. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
93. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 18 5 13 1
94. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
95. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
96. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 77 7 17 1
97. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
98. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 23 8 11 1
99. John Barnes John Barnes 38 6 11 0
100. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
101. Justina Robson Justina Robson 13 5 11 0
102. Peter Watts Peter Watts 14 4 10 0

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