Frequently Asked Question 25
 

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Who's won the most awards in any single year?

Of the awards and polls included in this Index, Connie Willis and Neil Gaiman tie for having won the most in any single year. Click on the name to see winners from the previous year — however, because some awards are given in later years, the number of winners from year Y may not equal the number of awards won in year Y+1. One of Neil Gaiman's 2004 awards, for instance, was a Geffen Award for a book first published in 1998.

8 Neil Gaiman, 2004
   Connie Willis, 1993
7 Arthur C. Clarke, 1974
   Neil Gaiman, 2003
   Joe Hill, 2006
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 1975
   Robert J. Sawyer, 1997
6 Terry Bisson, 1991
   Greg Egan, 1995
   Neil Gaiman, 2006
   Donato Giancola, 2008
   Margo Lanagan, 2005
   Kelly Link, 2006
   China Miéville, 2010
   Michael Whelan, 1992
   Michael Whelan, 1991
   Connie Willis, 1994
5 Paolo Bacigalupi, 2010
   Stephen Baxter, 1996
   Orson Scott Card, 1989
   Orson Scott Card, 1987
   Susanna Clarke, 2005
   Greg Egan, 2000
   Bob Eggleton, 1999
   Harlan Ellison, 1986
   Kate Forsyth, 2008
   William Gibson, 1985
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 1995
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 2002
   Don Maitz, 1989
   George R. R. Martin, 1980
   Pat Murphy, 1988
   Mike Resnick, 1996
   Mike Resnick, 1995
   Mike Resnick, 2000
   Dan Simmons, 1991
   Dan Simmons, 1990
   Allen Steele, 1998
   John Varley, 1979
4 Forrest J Ackerman, 1996
   Isaac Asimov, 1973
   Gregory Benford, 1981
   David Brin, 1985
   Lois McMaster Bujold, 1990
   Octavia E. Butler, 1985
   Jack Cady, 1994
   Michael Chabon, 2008
   Ted Chiang, 2009
   Ted Chiang, 2002
   Alan M. Clark, 1995
   John Clute, 1994
   John Clute, 1998
   Ellen Datlow, 2005
   Ellen Datlow, 2008
   Cory Doctorow, 2009
   Gardner Dozois, 1990
   Gardner Dozois, 1991
   Gardner Dozois, 1993
   Gardner Dozois, 1995
   Gardner Dozois, 1997
   Gardner Dozois, 1998
   George Alec Effinger, 1989
   Greg Egan, 1999
   Bob Eggleton, 1995
   Bob Eggleton, 2001
   Bob Eggleton, 1996
   Harlan Ellison, 1978
   Harlan Ellison, 1989
   Michael F. Flynn, 1991
   Neil Gaiman, 2009
   Neil Gaiman, 2011
   David Gerrold, 1995
   Donato Giancola, 2002
   John Grant, 1998
   James Gurney, 1993
   Paul Haines, 2010
   Joe Haldeman, 1995
   Joe Haldeman, 1976
   Stephen King, 1982
   Alisa Krasnostein, 2011
   Nancy Kress, 1992
   Dave Langford, 1996
   Dave Langford, 1987
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 2001
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 2003
   Ursula K. Le Guin, 1996
   Fritz Leiber, 1976
   Barry B. Longyear, 1980
   Richard Matheson, 1990
   Ian McDonald, 2011
   Maureen F. McHugh, 1993
   China Miéville, 2003
   China Miéville, 2005
   Frederik Pohl, 1978
   Mike Resnick, 1991
   Tansy Rayner Roberts, 2011
   Spider Robinson, 1978
   Bill Rotsler, 1996
   J. K. Rowling, 2008
   Geoff Ryman, 2006
   Robert J. Sawyer, 1996
   Lucius Shepard, 1993
   Lucius Shepard, 1987
   Clifford D. Simak, 1981
   Dan Simmons, 1992
   Dan Simmons, 1993
   Bruce Sterling, 1999
   Steve Rasnic Tem, 2001
   John Varley, 1982
   John Varley, 1985
   Vernor Vinge, 2000
   Vernor Vinge, 2004
   Michael Whelan, 1982
   Michael Whelan, 1987
   Michael Whelan, 2000
   Michael Whelan, 1985
   Michael Whelan, 1988
   Connie Willis, 2011
   Connie Willis, 2000
   Connie Willis, 1989
   Connie Willis, 1983
   Gene Wolfe, 1982
3 Brian W. Aldiss, 1986
   Poul Anderson, 1982
   Poul Anderson, 1972
   Isaac Asimov, 1977
   Isaac Asimov, 1987
   Stephen Baxter, 1997
   Stephen Baxter, 1998
   Elizabeth Bear, 2008
   Greg Bear, 1984
   K. J. Bishop, 2004
   David Brin, 1986
   David Brin, 1984
   Lois McMaster Bujold, 1992
   Randy Byers, 2003
   Ramsey Campbell, 2003
   Ramsey Campbell, 1991
   Ramsey Campbell, 1994
   Ramsey Campbell, 1999
   Orson Scott Card, 1988
   Orson Scott Card, 1990
   Orson Scott Card, 1986
   Terry Carr, 1973
   C. J. Cherryh, 1989
   Arthur C. Clarke, 1980
   Ellen Datlow, 2007
   Ellen Datlow, 2010
   Ellen Datlow, 2011
   Thomas M. Disch, 1981
   Gardner Dozois, 1994
   Gardner Dozois, 1992
   Gardner Dozois, 2004
   Gardner Dozois, 2003
   Gardner Dozois, 2001
   Gardner Dozois, 1996
   Gardner Dozois, 1988
   Thoraiya Dyer, 2011
   Bob Eggleton, 1998
   Bob Eggleton, 1997
   Will Elliott, 2007
   Harlan Ellison, 1996
   Harlan Ellison, 1999
   Harlan Ellison, 1979
   Harlan Ellison, 2011
   Harlan Ellison, 1968
   Harlan Ellison, 1974
   Edward L. Ferman, 1982
   Edward L. Ferman, 1981
   Jeffrey Ford, 2009
   Brad W. Foster, 1989
   Frank Kelly Freas, 2001
   Frank Kelly Freas, 1973
   Neil Gaiman, 2002
   Neil Gaiman, 2007
   Donato Giancola, 2006
   Donato Giancola, 2009
   Mike Glyer, 1984
   Ian Gunn, 1999
   Ian Gunn, 1996
   Ian Gunn, 1997
   James Gunn, 1976
   James Gurney, 1996
   Paul Haines, 2005
   Joe Haldeman, 2005
   Joe Haldeman, 1991
   Elizabeth Hand, 1996
   Richard Harland, 2005
   David G. Hartwell, 1988
   Alexander C. Irvine, 2003
   Peter Jackson, 2004
   James Patrick Kelly, 1996
   Stephen King, 1997
   Stephen King, 1999
   Stephen King, 2004
   Alisa Krasnostein, 2007
   Nancy Kress, 1994
   Margo Lanagan, 2009
   Geoffrey A. Landis, 2009
   Dave Langford, 2002
   Dave Langford, 1995
   Dave Langford, 1992
   Thomas Ligotti, 1997
   Kelly Link, 2005
   Todd Lockwood, 2004
   Todd Lockwood, 2003
   Don Maitz, 1990
   George R. R. Martin, 1986
   George R. R. Martin, 2004
   George R. R. Martin, 1981
   Vonda N. McIntyre, 1979
   Peter Nicholls, 1980
   Peter Nicholls, 1994
   Larry Niven, 1971
   Garth Nix, 2006
   Garth Nix, 2004
   no award, 1986
   no award, 1990
   Naomi Novik, 2007
   J. K. Potter, 1988
   Tim Powers, 2001
   Mike Resnick, 2001
   M. Rickert, 2007
   Jeanne Robinson, 1978
   Kim Stanley Robinson, 1994
   Kim Stanley Robinson, 1997
   J. K. Rowling, 2000
   Kristine Kathryn Rusch, 1999
   Joanna Russ, 1983
   Mary Doria Russell, 1998
   Geoff Ryman, 1985
   Robert J. Sawyer, 2003
   Lucius Shepard, 1985
   Lucius Shepard, 1988
   Lucius Shepard, 2008
   Robert Silverberg, 1972
   Robert Silverberg, 1975
   Robert Silverberg, 1999
   Cat Sparks, 2008
   Cat Sparks, 2003
   Brian Stableford, 1996
   Neal Stephenson, 1996
   Bruce Sterling, 1997
   Jonathan Strahan, 2010
   Charles Stross, 2007
   Shaun Tan, 2011
   Shaun Tan, 2009
   Shaun Tan, 2007
   Shaun Tan, 2001
   Lucy Taylor, 1996
   Melanie Tem, 2001
   James Tiptree, Jr., 1977
   Christopher Tolkien, 1981
   J. R. R. Tolkien, 1978
   A. E. van Vogt, 1996
   John Varley, 1980
   Vernor Vinge, 2007
   Grant Watson, 2001
   Michael Whelan, 1997
   Michael Whelan, 1993
   Michael Whelan, 2004
   Michael Whelan, 1994
   Michael Whelan, 1980
   Michael Whelan, 1981
   Michael Whelan, 1984
   Michael Whelan, 1983
   Michael Whelan, 1986
   Kate Wilhelm, 1977
   Connie Willis, 1997
   Connie Willis, 1999
   Robert Charles Wilson, 2007
   Gene Wolfe, 1983
   Roger Zelazny, 1966
   Roger Zelazny, 1976
   Roger Zelazny, 1984
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