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Multiple Winners
Gardner Dozois has won the Locus Poll most often, 38 times; for works of fiction, Neil Gaiman has won 17 times.
Losers Club
Among fiction writers, Gregory Benford, Tanith Lee, Robert Reed, Greg Bear, Paul J. McAuley, Jeffrey Ford, Alastair Reynolds, and Brian Stableford have placed most often without having won
Never Won
Martin H. Greenberg and David G. Hartwell have placed most often without ever having won.
Never Even Nominated
L. Ron Hubbard and Hugo Gernsback have never appeared in any Locus Poll results--not even an all-time best category.
Total Locus Wins
(Number of fiction wins in parentheses)
40 Gardner Dozois
31 Michael Whelan
22 F&SF, Neil Gaiman (18)
21 Ursula K. Le Guin (14)
20 Tor
19 Asimov's
18 Harlan Ellison (13)
16 George R. R. Martin (10)
14 Arnie Fenner, Cathy Fenner
Total Locus Nominations
(Number of fiction nominations in parentheses)
[Number of wins in brackets]
158 Robert Silverberg (88) [9]
124 Gardner Dozois (21) [40]
96 Ellen Datlow [13]
81 Michael Swanwick (72) [3]
80 Martin H. Greenberg
75 Ursula K. Le Guin (55) [21]
73 Gene Wolfe (66) [6], David G. Hartwell [1], Stephen Baxter (67) [1]
71 Robert Reed (67)
70 Lucius Shepard (60) [8]
69 Gregory Benford (54)
66 Terri Windling (1)
65 Frederik Pohl (46) [3]
62 Nancy Kress (55) [2]
61 George R. R. Martin (42) [16], Michael Bishop (48) [4]
57 Bruce Sterling (47) [3]
55 Stephen King (45) [5]
Locus Never-Winners
Number of nominations without ever having won
(Fiction nominations in parentheses)
80 Martin H. Greenberg
71 Robert Reed (67)
69 Gregory Benford (54)
66 Terri Windling (1)
48 Tanith Lee (37)
46 Analog
45 Paul J. McAuley (41)
43 DAW
41 Jeffrey Ford (36)
39 Stephen Jones
36 Jim Burns (1), Frank Frazetta
34 Greg Bear (30)
33 Interzone, Jack Dann (15), Brian Stableford (30), Baen
32 Paul Di Filippo (22)
31 Thomas Canty
30 Jack Vance (21), Ace, Michael Moorcock (16)
29 Stanley Schmidt (2)
28 Walter Jon Williams (25), James P. Blaylock (24)
Total Locus Losses
Number of times nominated but lost [Number of wins in bracket]
149 Robert Silverberg [9]
84 Gardner Dozois [40]
83 Ellen Datlow [13]
80 Martin H. Greenberg
78 Michael Swanwick [3]
72 Stephen Baxter [1], David G. Hartwell [1]
71 Robert Reed
69 Gregory Benford
67 Gene Wolfe [6]
66 Terri Windling
62 Frederik Pohl [3], Lucius Shepard [8]
60 Nancy Kress [2]
57 Michael Bishop [4]
54 Ursula K. Le Guin [21], Bruce Sterling [3]


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