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Science Fiction & Fantasy Authors

Science Fiction & Fantasy
Authors


Explore the nearly endless number of science fiction and fantasy authors
who bring time travel odysseys and post-apocalyptic storylines to life on Audible.

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Octavia E.
Butler

Winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, and author of multiple series, she is seen as sci-fi’s grand dame.











Patrick
Rothfuss

With a #1 New York Times best seller to his credit, he’s achieved his dream of growing up to become a fantasy author.











N. K.
Jemisin

This Brooklyn-based Locus Award winner likes to write about ordinary people in extraordinary situations.











Anne
Rice

Her hometown of New Orleans provides the perfect atmosphere for many of her novels of vampires and witches.











Brandon
Sanderson

Best known as the creator of the Cosmere universe, he rocks at writing epic stories of the fantastic and thrilling.






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Sarah J. Maas
Kingdom of Ash


J. R. R. Tolkien
The Hobbit


George R. R. Martin
A Game of Thrones


Cixin Liu
The Three-Body Problem

Neil Gaiman
Norse Mythology


Nnedi Okorafor
Binti


Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451


James S. A. Corey
Tiamat's Wrath

Andy Weir
The Martian


Dennis E. Taylor
We Are Legion (We Are Bob)


Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness


John Scalzi
Old Man's War


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