ISFDB Top 100 Authors (Critical List)


  1 10906 Ursula K. Le Guin 
  2 9610 Robert Silverberg 
  3 8249 Connie Willis 
  4 7972 Kim Stanley Robinson 
  5 7481 Gene Wolfe 
  6 7205 Lucius Shepard 
  7 7182 Poul Anderson 
  8 6352 Michael Swanwick 
  9 6201 Orson Scott Card 
 10 6183 Michael Bishop 
 11 6129 Mike Resnick 
 12 6077 George R. R. Martin 
 13 6013 Greg Bear 
 14 5867 Harlan Ellison 
 15 5688 Nancy Kress 
 16 5413 Stephen King 
 17 4951 Kate Wilhelm 
 18 4886 Roger Zelazny 
 19 4687 Bruce Sterling 
 20 4648 Stephen Baxter 
 21 4643 John Varley 
 22 4497 Greg Egan 
 23 4491 Dan Simmons 
 24 4409 Frederik Pohl 
 25 4376 David Brin 
 26 4045 Gregory Benford 
 27 3938 Lois McMaster Bujold 
 28 3905 Robert A. Heinlein 
 29 3625 Joe Haldeman 
 30 3600 James Patrick Kelly 
 31 3599 Samuel R. Delany 
 32 3592 Fritz Leiber 
 33 3508 Howard Waldrop 
 34 3421 Robert J. Sawyer 
 35 3384 Stephen L. Burns 
 36 3292 Michael F. Flynn 
 37 3275 F. Paul Wilson 
 38 3257 C. J. Cherryh 
 39 3149 Walter Jon Williams 
 40 3131 Maureen F. McHugh 
 41 3129 Terry Bisson 
 42 3056 Isaac Asimov 
 43 3053 Tim Powers 
 44 2986 Charles Sheffield 
 45 2985 Pat Cadigan 
 46 2975 Jack Dann 
 47 2966 Suzy McKee Charnas 
 48 2960 Joanna Russ 
 49 2959 Anne McCaffrey 
 50 2913 William Gibson 
 51 2822 James Tiptree, Jr. 
 52 2752 Thomas M. Disch 
 53 2738 George Alec Effinger 
 54 2718 John Kessel 
 55 2677 Larry Niven 
 56 2610 Patricia A. McKillip 
 57 2589 Allen Steele 
 58 2570 Ted Chiang 
 59 2546 John Crowley 
 60 2545 Geoffrey A. Landis 
 61 2532 Vonda N. McIntyre 
 62 2493 Pat Murphy 
 63 2467 James Morrow 
 64 2447 Timothy Zahn 
 65 2436 Octavia E. Butler 
 66 2429 Ken MacLeod 
 67 2387 Paul J. McAuley 
 68 2344 Vernor Vinge 
 69 2339 Eleanor Arnason 
 70 2306 Norman Spinrad 
 71 2282 Joe R. Lansdale 
 72 2276 Brian W. Aldiss 
 73 2240 Tanith Lee 
 74 2235 Elizabeth Hand 
 75 2206 Charles de Lint 
 76 2202 G. David Nordley 
 77 2198 Ramsey Campbell 
 78 2191 Ian McDonald 
 79 2167 Jack McDevitt 
 80 2155 Peter Straub 
 81 2149 R. A. Lafferty 
 82 2115 Edward Bryant 
 83 2111 Arthur C. Clarke 
 84 2083 L. Neil Smith 
 85 2074 Robert R. McCammon 
 86 2068 Kristine Kathryn Rusch 
 87 2052 Jane Yolen 
 88 2050 Philip K. Dick 
 89 2017 Geoff Ryman 
 90 2007 Robert Reed 
 91 2002 David Gerrold 
 92 1997 Neil Gaiman 
 93 1990 Harry Turtledove 
 94 1983 Ian R. MacLeod 
 95 1945 Stephen Dedman 
 96 1914 Kim Newman 
 97 1909 Clive Barker 
 98 1901 Robert Charles Wilson 
 99 1873 Sean McMullen 
100 1856 Christopher Priest 

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