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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 213 12 27 2
2. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 153 19 26 4
3. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 144 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 94 35 53 12
8. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 94 21 36 14
9. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 93 20 27 4
10. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 92 12 13 1
11. Larry Niven Larry Niven 92 13 23 5
12. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 88 8 18 1
13. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 23 51 9
14. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 85 13 22 4
15. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 85 7 14 1
16. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 83 5 10 4
17. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 81 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. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 62 10 11 1
23. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 61 11 19 1
24. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 52 10
25. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 59 7 11 3
26. Greg Bear Greg Bear 58 14 31 2
27. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 58 15 19 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 14 20 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 52 7 18 2
35. Connie Willis Connie Willis 51 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 45 8 16 5
40. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 45 12 12 2
41. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 44 19 21 7
42. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 42 15 34 10
43. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 42 4 11 2
44. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 41 8 14 2
45. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
46. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 40 11 19 5
47. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 40 6 10 1
48. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
49. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
50. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
51. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 39 10 11 2
52. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 39 8 16 2
53. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
54. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 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. Tim Powers Tim Powers 33 10 28 8
59. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
60. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
61. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
62. Clive Barker Clive Barker 30 11 14 0
63. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
64. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 30 4 12 2
65. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 30 15 38 5
66. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
67. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
68. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 29 10 15 3
69. Garth Nix Garth Nix 29 11 14 3
70. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 22 41 11
71. John Scalzi John Scalzi 29 8 14 3
72. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
73. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
74. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
75. James Morrow James Morrow 28 7 19 2
76. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
77. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
78. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 7 26 7
79. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
80. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
81. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
82. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 25 12 13 4
83. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
84. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 25 5 12 3
85. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 10 21 7
86. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
87. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
88. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 23 9 18 7
89. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
90. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 22 6 14 2
91. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 22 12 13 4
92. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
93. John Crowley John Crowley 21 6 15 3
94. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
95. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 7 17 3
96. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 14 1
97. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
98. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
99. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 19 3 12 7
100. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
101. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
102. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 18 5 10 0
103. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 18 8 28 8
104. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
105. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 16 8 14 1
106. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
107. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
108. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
109. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
110. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 15 10 13 6
111. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
112. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
113. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 14 13 30 3
114. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
115. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
116. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 13 4 11 0
117. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 12 7 10 2
118. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
119. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
120. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
121. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 12 4

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