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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 216 12 27 2
2. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 165 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 101 9 22 4
7. Stephen King Stephen King 97 37 55 12
8. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 94 21 36 14
9. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
10. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 93 20 27 4
11. Tanith Lee Tanith Lee 92 12 13 1
12. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 89 8 18 1
13. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 88 23 51 9
14. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 87 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 82 8 12 3
18. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 79 13 16 3
19. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 75 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 63 10 11 1
23. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 62 11 19 1
24. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 61 7 11 3
25. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 60 15 19 2
26. Greg Bear Greg Bear 59 14 31 2
27. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10
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. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 53 4 12 7
32. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 53 14 20 3
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. Charles Stross Charles Stross 49 17 32 3
37. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 48 7 15 8
38. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 46 8 16 5
39. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 46 12 12 2
40. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
41. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 44 15 34 10
42. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 44 19 21 7
43. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 43 6 10 1
44. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 43 9 15 2
45. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 43 6 13 2
46. Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky 41 8 10 4
47. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
48. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 40 11 19 5
49. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 40 10 11 2
50. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
51. Sean Williams Sean Williams 40 17 18 4
52. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 39 15 20 3
53. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 39 9 17 2
54. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
55. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 37 3 11 2
56. Clive Barker Clive Barker 36 11 14 0
57. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 36 6 10 3
58. Tanya Huff Tanya Huff 35 9 11 1
59. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
60. Tim Powers Tim Powers 34 10 28 8
61. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
62. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 31 10 15 3
63. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 31 4 12 2
64. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 31 15 38 5
65. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 31 15 31 13
66. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
67. James P. Blaylock James P. Blaylock 30 6 10 1
68. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
69. Garth Nix Garth Nix 30 12 16 4
70. John Scalzi John Scalzi 30 8 14 3
71. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 14 21 7
72. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 29 22 41 11
73. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
74. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 28 12 13 4
75. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
76. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 28 5 12 3
77. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 28 6 10 2
78. James Morrow James Morrow 28 7 19 2
79. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 27 8 15 1
80. Thomas M. Disch Thomas M. Disch 27 5 10 1
81. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 26 7 28 8
82. Robert R. McCammon Robert R. McCammon 26 6 11 4
83. Anne Rice Anne Rice 26 9 11 1
84. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 26 9 17 6
85. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
86. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 10 21 7
87. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
88. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 24 6 11 1
89. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 24 7 16 2
90. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 23 9 18 7
91. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 23 12 13 4
92. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
93. John Crowley John Crowley 22 6 15 3
94. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 21 7 13 5
95. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 21 12 12 3
96. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 20 7 17 3
97. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 20 5 14 1
98. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 20 4 13 7
99. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
100. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 6 11 0
101. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 19 6 15 3
102. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
103. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
104. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 18 5 11 1
105. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1
106. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 17 9 14 2
107. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
108. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 16 11 14 6
109. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
110. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
111. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
112. Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones 15 3 10 3
113. Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman 15 9 10 3
114. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 15 13 30 3
115. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 15 4 15 3
116. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
117. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
118. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 14 5 21 9
119. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 13 7 10 2
120. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
121. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
122. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
123. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 10 5 12 3
124. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
125. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 9 4 10 4
126. Becky Chambers Becky Chambers 7 4 10 0
127. Fonda Lee Fonda Lee 7 6 11 2
128. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 14 5

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