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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. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 80 13 16 3
2. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 62 7 11 3
3. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 90 23 51 9
4. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 66 10 11 1
5. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 46 12 12 2
6. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
7. Connie Willis Connie Willis 52 8 24 10
8. Sean Williams Sean Williams 41 18 19 4
9. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
10. Martha Wells Martha Wells 27 5 10 3
11. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
12. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
13. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 11 22 8
14. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
15. T. Kingfisher T. Kingfisher 28 9 14 4
16. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
17. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 43 9 18 2
18. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 49 8 16 5
19. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 13 5 11 4
20. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 56 7 14 2
21. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 10 6 13 3
22. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
23. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 91 8 18 1
24. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
25. Charles Stross Charles Stross 50 17 32 3
26. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 19 7
27. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
28. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 52 7 18 2
29. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
30. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 22 12 12 3
31. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 32 15 31 13
32. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 219 12 27 2
33. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 23 12 13 4
34. John Scalzi John Scalzi 34 10 18 4
35. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 31 22 41 11
36. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 46 10 11 2
37. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 28 10 18 6
38. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
39. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10
40. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 43 10 16 2
41. Rebecca Roanhorse Rebecca Roanhorse 11 5 10 1
42. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 62 16 20 2
43. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 26 10 19 7
44. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 67 21 27 8
45. Tim Powers Tim Powers 36 11 29 8
46. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 46 6 10 1
47. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 119 7 18 6
48. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 159 7 12 5
49. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 29 7 16 2
50. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 20 5 14 7
51. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
52. Garth Nix Garth Nix 34 13 19 4
53. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
54. James Morrow James Morrow 29 7 19 2
55. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 17 6 20 3
56. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 108 9 12 6
57. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
58. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
59. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 29 6 10 2
60. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 55 18 35 6
61. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 41 15 20 3
62. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 56 15 21 3
63. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 101 9 22 4
64. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 33 15 38 5
65. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
66. Fonda Lee Fonda Lee 10 6 11 4
67. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 35 4 12 2
68. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 17 6 24 9
69. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 95 21 36 14
70. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 18 11 14 6
71. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 86 7 14 1
72. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 29 6 14 3
73. Stephen King Stephen King 100 37 53 12
74. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 39 3 11 2
75. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 15 14 31 3
76. Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman 15 9 10 3
77. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
78. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
79. Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones 18 4 15 5
80. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 27 8 29 8
81. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 21 5 14 1
82. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 21 6 15 3
83. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 57 10 19 5
84. Alix E. Harrow Alix E. Harrow 8 3 10 1
85. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 21 7 17 3
86. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 33 11 16 3
87. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 51 7 15 8
88. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
89. Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith 13 4 11 2
90. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 6 11 0
91. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
92. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 19 5 11 1
93. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 57 8 26 12
94. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
95. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 25 6 11 1
96. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 44 12 20 5
97. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 67 9 14 3
98. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
99. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 64 11 19 1
100. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 30 12 13 4
101. Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky 49 12 15 5
102. John Crowley John Crowley 22 6 15 3
103. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 56 4 12 7
104. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 15 5
105. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 94 20 27 4
106. Becky Chambers Becky Chambers 7 5 12 1
107. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 30 8 14 1
108. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 79 14 29 10
109. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 46 18 19 7
110. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
111. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 45 15 34 10
112. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
113. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
114. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 14 7 10 2
115. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 83 8 12 3
116. Greg Bear Greg Bear 59 14 31 2
117. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 40 6 10 3
118. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 88 13 22 4
119. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
120. Clive Barker Clive Barker 37 11 14 0
121. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 18 9 14 2
122. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 22 7 13 5
123. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
124. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
125. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 166 19 26 4
126. Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders 29 6 11 5
127. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 84 5 10 4
128. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1

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