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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. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
2. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
3. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 11 7 10 2
4. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 11 7 10 5
5. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
6. Emma Bull Emma Bull 13 4 10 1
7. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
8. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
9. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 12 28 3
10. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 4 19 9
11. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 15 7 13 1
12. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 6 10 2
13. Justina Robson Justina Robson 15 5 11 0
14. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 20 7
15. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
16. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
17. John Crowley John Crowley 17 6 15 3
18. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 17 5 10 0
19. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 17 3 12 7
20. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
21. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
22. Peter Watts Peter Watts 18 5 11 0
23. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 19 6 16 3
24. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
25. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 3 10 1
26. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 20 6 14 2
27. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 20 11 12 4
28. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 20 6 20 7
29. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
30. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
31. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 21 9 18 7
32. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
33. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 22 11 12 3
34. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
35. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 24 6 22 6
36. Jo Walton Jo Walton 24 9 20 7
37. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 24 9 12 1
38. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
39. William Gibson William Gibson 26 9 33 5
40. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
41. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 14 1
42. James Morrow James Morrow 27 7 19 2
43. Tim Powers Tim Powers 27 10 27 7
44. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 28 9 13 3
45. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
46. Garth Nix Garth Nix 28 9 10 2
47. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 28 21 40 11
48. John Scalzi John Scalzi 28 7 13 3
49. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 29 3 10 1
50. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 29 15 38 5
51. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 29 18 26 7
52. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
53. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
54. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 18 7
55. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 14 27 9
56. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
57. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 34 6 10 3
58. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 34 12 19 3
59. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 35 3 11 2
60. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 35 6 14 2
61. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 37 8 14 2
62. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 37 10 11 2
63. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 38 10 18 5
64. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
65. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
66. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 39 4 11 2
67. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
68. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 40 15 34 10
69. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
70. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
71. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
72. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 43 18 19 7
73. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 43 12 12 2
74. Charles Stross Charles Stross 44 17 32 3
75. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 44 8 16 5
76. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
77. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
78. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 50 7 18 2
79. Connie Willis Connie Willis 50 7 23 10
80. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 52 4 12 7
81. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 52 13 19 3
82. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 52 17 33 6
83. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 53 10 19 5
84. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 54 8 15 3
85. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 55 8 26 12
86. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 57 13 17 2
87. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
88. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 58 18 50 10
89. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 59 7 11 3
90. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
91. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 62 9 14 3
92. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 65 21 27 8
93. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 71 13 28 10
94. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 77 13 16 3
95. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 80 8 12 3
96. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 81 7 14 1
97. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 82 5 10 4
98. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 84 13 22 4
99. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 86 22 50 9
100. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 87 7 17 1
101. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 91 19 26 3
102. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 91 21 36 14
103. Larry Niven Larry Niven 91 13 23 5
104. Stephen King Stephen King 92 29 40 10
105. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 98 9 22 4
106. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 107 9 12 6
107. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 118 7 18 6
108. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 141 7 12 5
109. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 151 19 26 4
110. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 211 12 27 2

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