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

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