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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. Brian W. Aldiss Brian W. Aldiss 84 5 10 4
2. Eleanor Arnason Eleanor Arnason 30 7 10 2
3. Peter S. Beagle Peter S. Beagle 40 6 10 3
4. Robert Jackson Bennett Robert Jackson Bennett 14 7 10 2
5. Emma Bull Emma Bull 14 4 10 1
6. Michael Flynn Michael Flynn 25 9 10 3
7. Alix E. Harrow Alix E. Harrow 8 3 10 1
8. Amie Kaufman Amie Kaufman 15 9 10 3
9. Maureen F. McHugh Maureen F. McHugh 29 6 10 2
10. Glenda Larke Glenda Larke 12 10 10 0
11. Jerry Pournelle Jerry Pournelle 46 6 10 1
12. Rebecca Roanhorse Rebecca Roanhorse 11 5 10 1
13. Tricia Sullivan Tricia Sullivan 10 5 10 1
14. Martha Wells Martha Wells 27 5 10 3
15. Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders 29 6 11 5
16. John Barnes John Barnes 40 6 11 0
17. Stephen R. Donaldson Stephen R. Donaldson 25 6 11 1
18. Mary Gentle Mary Gentle 19 5 11 1
19. Daryl Gregory Daryl Gregory 19 6 11 0
20. Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith 13 4 11 2
21. Jon Courtenay Grimwood Jon Courtenay Grimwood 14 7 11 2
22. Caitlín R. Kiernan Caitlín R. Kiernan 39 3 11 2
23. Fonda Lee Fonda Lee 10 6 11 4
24. R. A. MacAvoy R. A. MacAvoy 13 7 11 1
25. Justina Robson Justina Robson 16 5 11 0
26. Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson 46 10 11 2
27. Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay 13 5 11 4
28. Sara Douglass Sara Douglass 20 11 11 3
29. Peter Watts Peter Watts 19 5 11 0
30. Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear 66 10 11 1
31. Jane Yolen Jane Yolen 62 7 11 3
32. Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood 15 7 12 2
33. Gregory Benford Gregory Benford 83 8 12 3
34. Becky Chambers Becky Chambers 7 5 12 1
35. Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke 56 4 12 7
36. Samuel R. Delany Samuel R. Delany 45 7 12 2
37. Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee 35 4 12 2
38. Michael Moorcock Michael Moorcock 108 9 12 6
39. Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov 158 7 12 5
40. L. Neil Smith L. Neil Smith 22 12 12 3
41. Sean Stewart Sean Stewart 9 6 12 3
42. Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld 25 9 12 1
43. F. Paul Wilson F. Paul Wilson 46 12 12 2
44. Paolo Bacigalupi Paolo Bacigalupi 22 7 13 5
45. Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda 30 12 13 4
46. Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier 23 12 13 4
47. Tade Thompson Tade Thompson 10 6 13 3
48. Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie 17 8 14 1
49. Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks 18 9 14 2
50. Clive Barker Clive Barker 37 11 14 0
51. Jonathan Carroll Jonathan Carroll 30 8 14 1
52. Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick 67 9 14 3
53. Kameron Hurley Kameron Hurley 21 5 14 1
54. Stephen Graham Jones Stephen Graham Jones 18 4 14 5
55. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal 29 6 14 3
56. Nancy Kress Nancy Kress 86 7 14 1
57. Jay Kristoff Jay Kristoff 18 11 14 6
58. Naomi Novik Naomi Novik 20 5 14 7
59. Lavie Tidhar Lavie Tidhar 56 7 14 2
60. T. Kingfisher T. Kingfisher 28 9 14 4
61. Michael Bishop Michael Bishop 56 8 15 3
62. Susanna Clarke Susanna Clarke 4 3 15 5
63. John Crowley John Crowley 22 6 15 3
64. Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky 49 12 15 5
65. Joe Haldeman Joe Haldeman 51 7 15 8
66. Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson 21 6 15 3
67. Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand 33 11 16 3
68. Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor 29 7 16 2
69. Adam Roberts Adam Roberts 43 10 16 2
70. Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente 49 8 16 5
71. Roger Zelazny Roger Zelazny 80 13 16 3
72. M. John Harrison M. John Harrison 21 7 17 3
73. Sheri S. Tepper Sheri S. Tepper 40 11 17 1
74. John Varley John Varley 38 9 17 2
75. Frederik Pohl Frederik Pohl 119 7 18 6
76. Geoff Ryman Geoff Ryman 28 10 18 6
77. John Scalzi John Scalzi 34 10 18 4
78. Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling 52 7 18 2
79. Michael Swanwick Michael Swanwick 91 8 18 1
80. Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer 43 9 18 2
81. Ramsey Campbell Ramsey Campbell 46 18 19 7
82. Charles de Lint Charles de Lint 64 11 19 1
83. Robert A. Heinlein Robert A. Heinlein 57 10 19 5
84. Gwyneth Jones Gwyneth Jones 35 12 19 3
85. James Morrow James Morrow 29 7 19 2
86. Garth Nix Garth Nix 34 13 19 4
87. Christopher Priest Christopher Priest 26 10 19 7
88. Peter Straub Peter Straub 30 12 19 7
89. Sean Williams Sean Williams 41 18 19 4
90. Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow 44 12 20 5
91. Jack McDevitt Jack McDevitt 41 15 20 3
92. Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia 17 6 20 3
93. Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds 62 16 20 2
94. Vernor Vinge Vernor Vinge 23 6 20 7
95. Paul J. McAuley Paul J. McAuley 56 15 21 3
96. Stephen Baxter Stephen Baxter 88 13 22 4
97. Graham Joyce Graham Joyce 16 14 22 7
98. George R. R. Martin George R. R. Martin 101 9 22 4
99. Jo Walton Jo Walton 25 11 22 8
100. Larry Niven Larry Niven 94 13 23 5
101. David Brin David Brin 32 10 24 7
102. Ann Leckie Ann Leckie 17 6 24 9
103. Connie Willis Connie Willis 52 8 24 10
104. Poul Anderson Poul Anderson 166 19 26 4
105. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman 57 8 26 12
106. Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip 30 18 26 7
107. C. J. Cherryh C. J. Cherryh 94 20 27 4
108. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett 67 21 27 8
109. Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg 219 12 27 2
110. Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson 19 8 28 8
111. Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card 79 14 29 10
112. N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin 27 8 29 8
113. Tim Powers Tim Powers 36 11 29 8
114. Greg Bear Greg Bear 59 14 31 2
115. Guy Gavriel Kay Guy Gavriel Kay 15 14 31 3
116. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons 32 15 31 13
117. Robert Charles Wilson Robert Charles Wilson 29 14 31 5
118. Charles Stross Charles Stross 50 17 32 3
119. Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold 45 15 34 10
120. William Gibson William Gibson 28 10 34 5
121. Ian McDonald Ian McDonald 54 18 35 6
122. Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin 95 21 36 14
123. Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod 33 15 38 5
124. Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer 31 22 41 11
125. China Miéville China Miéville 16 9 42 16
126. Gene Wolfe Gene Wolfe 90 23 51 9
127. Stephen King Stephen King 100 37 53 12
128. Kim Stanley Robinson Kim Stanley Robinson 59 19 53 10

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