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

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