Alison Goodman Alison Goodman is an Australian writer of books for young adults, born in 1966 in Melbourne.
Amelia Reynolds Long Amelia Reynolds Long was an American detective fiction and science fiction writer and novelist.
Amy Thomson Amy Thomson is an American science fiction author.
Andre Norton Andre Alice Norton (born Alice Mary Norton, February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy (with some works of historical fiction and co...
Andrea Hairston Andrea Hairston (born 1952) is an African-American science fiction and fantasy playwright and novelist.
Angela Slatter Angela Slatter is an award-winning writer based in Brisbane, Australia.
Angélica Gorodischer Angélica Gorodischer (b. Buenos Aires, 28 July 1928) is an Argentine writer known for her collection of short stories, which belong to a wide variety of genres, including science-fiction, fant...
Ann Herendeen Ann Herendeen is an American author of popular fiction.
Anna Hunger Anna Hunger was an American writer, whose sole published book length work was The Man Who Lived Forever, co-authored with R. DeWitt Miller.
Bari Wood Bari Wood (b. December 31, 1946) is an American author of science fiction, crime and horror novels.
C. J. Cherryh Carolyn Janice Cherry (born September 1, 1942), better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is a United States science fiction and fantasy author.
C. L. Moore Catherine Lucille Moore (January 24, 1911 – April 4, 1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer, most often as C. L. Moore.
Candas Jane Dorsey Candas Jane Dorsey (born November 16, 1952) is a Canadian poet and science fiction novelist who resides in her hometown of Edmonton, Alberta.
Caren Gussoff Caren Gussoff (born February 16, 1973) is an American author of Romany and mixed heritages.
Carol Emshwiller Carol Emshwiller is an American writer of avant garde short stories and science fiction who has won prizes ranging from the Nebula Award to the Philip K. Dick Award.
Carole Barrowman Carole Emily Barrowman (born 20 April 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a British-American Professor of English and Director of Creative Studies in Writing at Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ...
Cat Hellisen Cat Hellisen (born 31 May 1977) is the South African author of fantasy novel When the Sea is Rising Red.
Cat Rambo Cat Rambo is a science fiction and fantasy writer and editor who lives in the Pacific Northwest.
Catherine Asaro Catherine Asaro is an American science fiction and fantasy author.
Catherine Dufour Catherine Dufour (born 1966) is a French science fiction and fantasy writer.
Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente (born Bethany Thomas; May 5, 1979 in Seattle, Washington) is a Tiptree–, Andre Norton–, and Mythopoeic Award–winning novelist, poet, and literary critic.
Catriona Sparks Catriona (Cat) Sparks (born 11 September 1965, Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian science fiction writer, editor and publisher.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 3, 1860 – August 17, 1935) was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform.
Cherie Priest Cherie Priest (born 30 July 1975) is an American novelist and blogger living in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Cherry Wilder Cherry Wilder (3 September 1930 – 14 March 2002) was the pseudonym of New Zealand science fiction and fantasy writer Cherry Barbara Grimm, née Lockett, who was born in Auckland, New Zealand.
Christine M. Rose Christine M. Rose (born Christine M. Weisheit, November 12, 1969 in Parma, Ohio) is a contemporary American author and freelance writer.
Christine Renard Christine Renard (1929 – November 7, 1979) was a French writer of science fiction and fantasy.
Clare Winger Harris Clare Winger Harris (January 18, 1891- October, 1968) was an early science fiction writer whose short stories were published during the 1920s.
Connie Willis Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis (born December 31, 1945) is an American science fiction writer.
Cylin Busby Cylin Busby (May 1, 1970) is a middle-grade and young adult book author, best known for her memoir, The Year We Disappeared.
Dawn Atkins (anthropologist) Dawn Atkins (born February 13, 1962) is an American writer of nonfiction and fiction, as well as an activist and educator.
Elizabeth Bear Sarah Bear Elizabeth Wishnevsky (born September 22, 1971) is an American author.
Elizabeth Chater Elizabeth Eileen Chater was a Canadian author of novels and poetry, and a professor at San Diego State University.
Elizabeth Hand Elizabeth Hand (born March 29, 1957) is an American writer.
Elizabeth Humphreys Penrose Elizabeth Humphreys Penrose (December 30, 1960 – present) is an American Writer of poetry in the science fiction genre.
Elizabeth Moon Elizabeth Moon (born March 7, 1945) is an American science fiction and fantasy author.
Ellen Kushner Ellen Kushner (born October 6, 1955) is an American writer of fantasy novels.
Eloise Jarvis McGraw Eloise Jarvis McGraw (December 9, 1915 - November 30, 2000) was an author of children's books and young adult novels.
Emma Bull Emma Bull (born December, 13 1954) is an American science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy.
Emma Trevayne Emma Trevayne is an american speculative fiction author.
Esther Rochon Esther Rochon (née Blackburn) (born 27 June 1948) is a Canadian science fiction writer.
Evelyn E. Smith Evelyn E. Smith (25 July 1922 – 4 July 2000) was an American writer and crossword puzzle compiler.
Francine Pelletier (author) Francine Pelletier (born 25 April 1959 in Laval, Quebec) is a Canadian science fiction writer, whose work often features strong female protagonists.
Francis Leslie Ashton Francis Leslie Ashton (24 June 1904 – July 1994) was a British writer known for his first novel Breaking of the Seals in 1946 and a kind of sequel Alas, That Great City from 1948.
G. Willow Wilson G. Willow Wilson (born August 31, 1982) is an American comics writer, prose author, essayist, and journalist.
Gabriela Bustelo Gabriela Bustelo (Madrid, 1962) is a Spanish author, journalist and translator.
Gael Baudino Gael Baudino (born 1955) is a contemporary American fantasy author who also writes under the pseudonyms of Gael Kathryns, Gael A. Kathryns, and G.A. Kathryns.
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger is the pen name of Tofa Borregaard, an archaeologist and author of steampunk fiction.
Gertrude Barrows Bennett Gertrude Barrows Bennett (1883–1948) was the first major female writer of fantasy and science fiction in the United States, publishing her stories under the pseudonym Francis Stevens.
Gilles Thomas Éliane Taïeb (December 7, 1929 – September 3, 1985), née Grimaître, was a French science fiction writer who published under the pen names Gilles Thomas and Julia Verlanger.
Gillian Polack Gillian Polack (born April 1961) is an Australian writer and editor working mainly in the field of speculative fiction.
Gloria Barberi Gloria Barberi (born 1955) is an Italian science fiction and fantasy writer based in Liguria; she started publishing in the early 1980s in various fanzines and magazines.
Hilary Bailey Hilary Bailey (born 1936, Bromley, Kent) is a British writer and editor.
Hiromi Goto Hiromi Goto (born December 31, 1966 Chiba-ken, Japan) is a Japanese-Canadian editor, fiction writer, cultural critic, arts advocate, youth organizer, teacher of creative writing and a mother of ...
Holly Black Holly Black née Riggenbach (born November 10, 1971) is an American writer and editor, best known for writing The Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of children's f...
Holly Lisle Holly Lisle (born 1960) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels.
Isobelle Carmody Isobelle Jane Carmody (born 16 June 1958) is an Australian writer of science fiction, fantasy, children's literature, and young adult literature.
J. C. Hall J. C. Hall is a Canadian author currently writing in the fantasy genre.
J. Hunter Holly Joan Carol Holly (1932 – 1982) was a science fiction author who wrote under the pseudonym J. Hunter Holly in the late 1950s until the mid-1970s.
J. K. Rowling Joanne "Jo" Rowling (born 31 July 1965), best known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British novelist, best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series.
Jackie French Jacqueline Anne "Jackie" French (born 29 November 1953) Is an award-winning Australian author.
Jacqueline Lichtenberg Jacqueline Lichtenberg (born 25 March 1942 in Flushing, New York) is an American science fiction author.
Jacqueline Rayner Jacqueline Rayner is a best selling British author, best known for her work with the licensed fiction based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
Jaine Fenn Jaine Fenn is a British science fiction author.
James Tiptree, Jr. Alice Bradley Sheldon (August 24, 1915 – May 19, 1987) was an American science fiction author better known as James Tiptree, Jr., a pen name she used from 1967 to her death.
Jane C. Loudon Jane C. Webb Loudon (August 19, 1807 – July 13, 1858) was an English author and early pioneer of science fiction.
Jane Yolen Jane Hyatt Yolen (born February 11, 1939) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books.
Janeen Webb Janeen Webb is an Australian writer, critic, and editor working mainly in the field of science fiction and fantasy.
Janet Hetherington Janet L. Hetherington (born November 19, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian writer and artist who was a winner of an Aurora Award for Canadian science fiction excellence in 1999.
Janet L. Hetherington Janet L. Hetherington (born November 19, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian writer and artist who was a winner of an Aurora Award for Canadian science fiction excellence in 1999.
Janny Wurts Janny Wurts (born December 10, 1953) is an American fantasy novelist and illustrator.
Jean Sutton Eugenia Geneva (Jean) Sutton (born Eugenia Geneva Hensen) is an author of science fiction who was born on 5 July 1917.
Jeanne Robinson Jeanne Robinson (March 30, 1948 – May 30, 2010) was an American-born Canadian choreographer, dancer, teacher and co-writer of three award-winning science-fiction novels, The Stardance Saga.
Jennifer Rardin Jennifer Rardin (April 28, 1965 – September 20, 2010) was an American urban fantasy author, known for writing the Jaz Parks series.
Jo Walton Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964 in Aberdare) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and poet.
Joan Aiken Joan Delano Aiken MBE (4 September 1924 – 4 January 2004) was an English writer specialising in supernatural fiction and children's alternate history novels.
Joan D. Vinge Joan D. Vinge (born April 2, 1948 as Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author.
Joan Slonczewski Joan Lyn Slonczewski is an American microbiologist at Kenyon College and a science fiction writer who explores biology and space travel.
Joanna Russ Joanna Russ (February 22, 1937 – April 29, 2011) was an American writer, academic and feminist.
Johanna Sinisalo Aila Johanna Sinisalo (born 22 June 1958, Sodankylä) is a Finnish science fiction and fantasy writer.
Judith Merril Judith Josephine Grossman (January 21, 1923 – September 12, 1997), who took the pen-name Judith Merril about 1945, was an American and then Canadian science fiction writer, editor and po...
Judith Reeves-Stevens Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens are a New York Times-bestselling husband-and-wife writing/producing team.
Julie Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda (born April 11, 1955) is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy author.
Justine Larbalestier Justine Larbalestier (born September 23, 1967) is an Australian young-adult fiction author, best known for the novel Liar.
K. A. Applegate Katherine Alice Applegate (born July 19, 1956) is an American writer, best known as the author of the Animorphs, Remnants, Everworld and other book series.
K. D. Wentworth Kathy Diane Wentworth (January 27, 1951 – April 18, 2012), known as K. D. Wentworth, was an American science fiction author.
K. V. Johansen K.V. Johansen (born 1968) is a Canadian fantasy, science fiction, and children's author.
Kaaron Warren Kaaron Warren is an Australian author of horror, science fiction, and fantasy short stories and novels.
Kara Dalkey Kara Mia Dalkey (born 1953) is an American author of young adult fiction and historical fantasy.
Karen Joy Fowler Karen Joy Fowler (born February 7, 1950) is an American author of science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction.
Karen Lord Karen Lord (born 1968) is a Barbadian writer of speculative fiction.
Karin Lowachee Karin Lowachee is a Canadian author of speculative fiction.
Karina Fabian Karina Fabian (born 1967) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, comedic horror, and devotionals.
Kate Orman Kate Orman (born 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian author, best known for her books connected to the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who.
Kate Wilhelm Kate Wilhelm (born June 8, 1928) is an American writer.
Katharine Kerr Katharine Kerr (born 1944) is a science fiction and fantasy novelist, best known for her series of Celtic-influenced high fantasy novels set in the fictional land of Deverry.
Kathleen Alcalá Kathleen Alcalá (born 29 August 1954) is the author of a short-story collection, three novels set in the American Southwest and nineteenth-century Mexico, and a collection of essays.
Kathleen Ann Goonan Kathleen Ann Goonan (born 14 May 1952) is an American science fiction writer.
Kathryn Cramer Kathryn Elizabeth Cramer (April 16, 1962) is an American science fiction writer, editor, and literary critic.
Kelley Eskridge Kelley Eskridge (born 1960) is a writer of fiction, non-fiction and screenplays.
Kelly Link Kelly Link (born 1969) is an American editor and author of short stories.
Kiini Ibura Salaam Kiini Ibura Salaam (born 1973) is an African-American essayist, science fiction and fantasy short story writer, and painter.
Kij Johnson Kij Johnson (born Katherine Irenae Johnson January 20, 1960 in Harlan, Iowa) is an American writer of fantasy.
Kim Westwood Kim Westwood is an Australian author born in Sydney and currently living in Canberra, the Australian Capital Territory.
L. Taylor Hansen L. (Lucile) Taylor Hansen (November 30, 1897 – May 1976) was a writer of science fiction popular science articles and books who used a male writing persona for the early part of her career.
Lala Hasanova Lala Hasanova (Лала Гасанова) (pen-name Elizabeth Tudor) (born July 26, 1978 in Baku) Azerbaijani-Russian science fiction writer of Jewish ancestry.
Lauren Beukes Lauren Beukes (born on 5 June 1976 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South African novelist, short story writer, journalist and TV scriptwriter.
Laurie J. Marks Laurie J. Marks (born 1957) is an American author of fantasy novels.
Leanne Frahm Leanne Frahm is an Australian writer of speculative short fiction.
Leena Krohn Leena Krohn (born February 28, 1947 in Helsinki) is a Finnish author.
Leigh Brackett Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American author, particularly of science fiction.
Leigh Kennedy Leigh Kennedy (born 1951 in Denver, Colorado, USA) is an American science fiction writer who has lived in the United Kingdom since 1985.
Lela E. Buis Lela E. Buis is a speculative fiction writer, playwright and poet who was born in Middlesboro, KY. She graduated from Florida State University and the Florida Institute of Technology, and worked...
Lesley Scott Lesley Scott is the first woman to receive a writing credit in the history of the British science-fiction program, Doctor Who.
Leslie What Leslie What is a writer of fantasy and literary fiction and nonfiction.
Linda Nagata Linda Nagata (born November 7, 1960) is a Hawaii-based American author of speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy novels, novellas, and short stories.
Lisa Smedman Lisa Smedman (North Vancouver, British Columbia: born c. 1959) is a newspaper editor and a science fiction and fantasy novelist.
Lisa Tuttle Lisa Gracia Tuttle (born September 16, 1952, in Houston, Texas) is an American-born science fiction, fantasy, and horror author.
Lisanne Norman Lisanne Norman (born 15 February 1951, Glasgow, Scotland) is a science fiction author.
Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold (last name pronounced phonetically in American English as "Bu-Jold"; born November 2, 1949) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy works.
Lois Tilton Lois Tilton is a science fiction, fantasy, alternate history, and horror writer.
Louise Marley Louise Marley is an award winning author of science fiction and fantasy.
Lucy A. Snyder Lucy A. Snyder (born 1971) is an American science fiction, fantasy, humor, horror, and nonfiction writer.
Lucy Sussex Lucy Sussex (born in New Zealand in 1957) is a fantasy and science fiction author, editor, academic and teacher currently residing in Melbourne, Australia.
Lyn McConchie Lyn McConchie is a New Zealand writer of speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction), picture books for children, a nonfiction humour series, a number of standalone books ...
Lynda Williams Lynda Williams (born February 17, 1958) is a science fiction author and blogger.
Lynn Abbey Lynn Abbey (born September 18, 1948; birth name Marilyn Lorraine Abbey) is an American computer programmer and author.
Lynn Flewelling Lynn Flewelling (born Lynn Elizabeth Beaulieu on October 20, 1958 in Presque Isle, Maine) is a fantasy fiction author, best known for two award-winning fantasy series: the Nightrunner book...
M. D. Benoit M. D. Benoit (born 1957, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Marie Diane Dominique Benoit) is a science fiction and mystery writer.
M. K. Wren Martha Kay Renfroe (born 1938) is an Oregon writer, author of mystery and science fiction under the penname M.K. Wren.
M.C.A. Hogarth Maggie C.A. "M.C.A." Hogarth, née de Alarcon, is an American author and artist who works in the science fiction, fantasy, and anthropomorphic animal genres.
Maggie MacDonald Maggie MacDonald (born 1979) is a writer, playwright and musician who lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Margaret Atwood Margaret Eleanor Atwood, (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist.
Margaret Ball (writer) Margaret Elizabeth Ball (b. on November 7, 1947), is an American author of science fiction, fantasy, and historical novels.
Margaret Weis Margaret Edith Weis (born March 16, 1948 in Independence, Missouri, United States) is a fantasy novelist who, along with Tracy Hickman, is one of the original creators of the Dragonlance gam...
Maria Julia Zaleska Maria Julia Zaleska de domo Perłowska was a Polish writer, prosaist and publicist.
Nisi Shawl Nisi Shawl (born 1955) is an African-American writer and journalist.
Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor (full name: Nnedimma Nkemdili Okorafor (also previously known as Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu) is a Nigerian-American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and speculative fiction.
Norma Hemming Norma Hemming was Australia’s first significant female science fiction writer.
Norma K. Hemming Norma Kathleen Hemming (b. September 1928 in Ilford, Essex, London, England – d. 4 July 1960 in Melbourne, Australia) was a British-Australian writer of science fiction and romance novels.
Noura al Noman Noura al Noman (نورةأحمدالنومان) is a science fiction writer from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Octavia E. Butler Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer.
P. D. James Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL (born 3 August 1920), commonly known as P. D. James, is an English crime writer and a life peer in the House of ...
Pamela Dean Pamela Collins Dean Dyer-Bennet (born 1953), better known as Pamela Dean, is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, ...
Pamela Sargent Pamela Sargent (born March 20, 1948) is an American feminist, science fiction author, and editor.
Pat Cadigan Pat Cadigan (born September 10, 1953) is an American-born science fiction author, whose work is described as part of the cyberpunk movement.
Pat Murphy (writer) Patrice Ann 'Pat' Murphy (born 1955) is an award-winning American science writer and author of science fiction and fantasy novels.
Patricia Anthony Patricia Marie Anthony (January 3, 1947 – August 2, 2013) was an American science fiction and slipstream author.
Patricia Bernard Patricia Bernard is an Australian writer of speculative fiction.
Patricia Wrede Patricia Collins Wrede (born March 27, 1953) is an American fantasy writer from Chicago, Illinois.
Pauline Gedge Pauline Gedge (born December 11, 1945) is a Canadian novelist best known for her historical fiction trilogies, Lords of the Two Lands and The King’s Men.
Penelope Fletcher Penelope Fletcher (born 22 July 1988) is a British writer of paranormal romance and young-adult fantasy fiction.
Philippa Ballantine Philippa Jane Ballantine is a contemporary New Zealand author of speculative fiction and an avid podcaster.
Phyllis Gotlieb Phyllis Fay Gotlieb, née Bloom (May 25, 1926 – July 14, 2009) BA, MA was a Canadian science fiction novelist and poet.
R. L. LaFevers R. L. LaFevers (Robin Lorraine LaFevers) is an award-winning American children's book writer from California.
Rachel Cosgrove Payes Rachel R. Cosgrove Payes, also known as E.L. Arch and Joanne Kaye (11 December 1922, Westernport, Maryland - 10 October 1998, Brick Township, New Jersey) was an American genre noveli...
Raven Oak Raven Oak (born December 21, 1977 in Riverside, California) is an American author, whose written works range from science fiction & fantasy to mystery and young adult literature.
Rebecca Levene Rebecca Levene is a British author and editor, best known for editing Virgin's New Adventures series of original fiction Doctor Who novels.
Rimi B. Chatterjee Rimi B. Chatterjee is an author based in Kolkata (earlier Calcutta), India.
Roberta Leigh Roberta Leigh (born 1927 in London, England) is a British author and artist.
Robin Hobb Robin Hobb is the second pen name of novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952) who produces primarily fantasy fiction, although she has published some science fiction.
Robin LaFevers Robin Lorraine LaFevers is an American children's book writer from California.
Roquia Sakhawat Hussain Begum Roquia Sakhawat Hussain, (বেগম রোকেয়া সাখাওয়াৎ হুসাইন), (1880 – December 9, 1932), popularly known as Begum Rokeya (বেগম রোকেয়া), was a leading feminist writer and social worker i...
Rosaleen Love Rosaleen Love is an Australian science journalist and writer.
Rosemary Sutcliff Rosemary Sutcliff CBE (14 December 1920 – 23 July 1992) was a British novelist best known for children's books, especially historical fiction and retellings of myths and legends.
Ruth Plumly Thompson Ruth Plumly Thompson (27 July 1891 – 6 April 1976) was an American writer of children's stories, best known for writing many novels in Oz, the fictional land of L. Frank Baum's classic chi...
Sally Caves Sally Caves is the pen name of Sarah Higley, a science fiction writer and professor of English at the University of Rochester.
Sandra McDonald Sandra McDonald is an American science fiction and fantasy author.
Sara Gallardo Sara Gallardo (23 December 1931 – 14 June 1988) was an influential Argentine author, noted, among other things, for her magical realism.
Sara King Sara J. King (born 1982) is an Alaskan science fiction writer residing in the Alaska Bush."
Sara M. Harvey Sara M. Harvey (born March 11, 1976) is an American costume designer, and an author of fiction and nonfiction, most notably having written multiple articles for the Greenwood Encyclopedia of C...
Sheree Thomas Sheree Thomas — also credited as Sheree R. Thomas and Sheree Renée Thomas — is an American writer, book editor and publisher.
Sheri S. Tepper Sheri Stewart Tepper (born July 16, 1929) is an American authorof science fiction, horror and mystery novels; she is particularly known as a feminist science fiction writer, often with an ecofem...
Sonia Orin Lyris Sonia Orin Lyris is the author of a number of Science Fiction and Fantasy stories published in various professional magazines and anthologies.
Sonya Taaffe Sonya Taaffe is a Massachusetts-based author of short fiction and poetry.
Stacey Kade Stacey Kade (also known as Stacey Klemstein) is an American author from Chicago, Illinois.
Stella Gibbons Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902 – 19 December 1989) was an English author, journalist, and poet.
Stephanie Laurens Stephanie Laurens (b. Ceylon, now Sri Lanka) is a best-selling Australian author of romance novels.
Sue Isle Sue Isle is the author of the Young Adult literature Fantasy novel Scale Of Dragon, Tooth Of Wolf and nonfiction children's book 'Wolf Children'.
Susan Beth Pfeffer Susan Beth Pfeffer (born 1948) is a New York Times bestselling author best known for young adult science fiction, such as "About David", and the series of post-apocalyptic novels often called "T...
Susan Fry Susan Fry is an American author and editor.
Susan Palwick Susan Palwick (1961, New York) is an American writer and associate professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Suzanne Collins Suzanne Marie Collins (born August 10, 1962) is an American television writer and novelist, best known as the author of The New York Times best selling series The Underland Chronicles an...
Suzanne Weyn Suzanne Weyn (b. July 7, 1955, Long Island, New York) is an American author.
Suzy McKee Charnas Suzy McKee Charnas (born 1939 in New York City) is an American novelist and short story writer, writing primarily in the genres of science fiction and fantasy.
Sybil Claiborne Sybil Claiborne (November 1, 1923 – December 16, 1992) was a novelist, short story writer, and antiwar activist, published stories in magazines like The New Yorker and Esquire.
Sylvie Denis Sylvie Denis (born November 10, 1963 in Talence) is a French science fiction writer.
Sylvie Lainé Sylvie Lainé (born June 29, 1957) is a French science-fiction writer.
Taibah Al-Ibrahim Taibah Al-Ibrahim (طِيبة أحمد الإبراهيم) is a Kuwaiti writer who wrote the first science fiction book in Kuwait.
Tananarive Due Tananarive Priscilla Due born January 5, 1966) is an American author and educator.
Tanith Lee Tanith Lee (born 19 September 1947) is a British writer of science fiction, horror and fantasy.
Tanya Huff Tanya Sue Huff (born 1957) is a Canadian fantasy author.
Tara K. Harper Tara K. Harper (born in 1961) is an American science fiction author whose works include the Wolfwalker series.
Thea von Harbou Thea Gabriele von Harbou (December 27, 1888 – July 1, 1954) was a German actress, author and film director of Prussian aristocratic origin.
Theodora Goss Theodora Goss is a Hungarian American writer of fantasy short stories.
Tina Hunter Tina Hunter (born January 19, 1985) is a science fiction, fantasy and horror author as well as a blogger.
Tove Jansson Tove Marika Jansson (Finland 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.
Vera Kamsha Vera Viktorovna Kamsha (Вера Викторовна Камша; born November 5, 1962 in Lviv, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian author of high fantasy and a journalist.
Vera Nazarian Vera Nazarian (born May 25, 1966 in Moscow, Russia) is an Armenian-Russian (by ethnicity) American writer of fantasy, science fiction and other "wonder fiction" including Mythpunk, an artist, an...
Vered Tochterman Vered Tochterman (ורד טוכטרמן) (born 24 October 1970) is an Israeli author, translator and editor of science fiction and fantasy.
Vonda N. McIntyre Vonda Neel McIntyre (born Louisville, Kentucky, on August 28, 1948) is a Pacific Northwest science fiction author.
Vylar Kaftan Vylar Kaftan is a science fiction and fantasy writer and Clarion West Workshop graduate who lives on the U.S. West Coast.
Wildy Petoud Wildy Petoud (born 1957) is a Swiss science fiction writer who won the Prix Rosny-Aîné in 1993.
Women in speculative fiction In 1948, 10–15% of science fiction writers were female; women's role in speculative fiction (including science fiction) has grown since then, and in 1999, women comprised 36% of Science Fiction ...
Wynn Mercere Wynn Mercere is a pen name adopted in 2010 by writer Debora Wykle / Debora Kerr for the City of the Gods: Forgotten fantasy novel and short story anthology series published by Raven ...
Yoon Ha Lee Yoon Ha Lee (born January 26, 1979 in Houston, Texas) is a Korean American science fiction and fantasy writer.
Yulia Latynina Yulia Leonidovna Latynina is a Russian journalist, writer and radio host.
Zenna Henderson Zenna Chlarson Henderson (November 1, 1917 – May 11, 1983) was an American science fiction and fantasy novella and short story author, and an elementary school teacher.