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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)
43 Gardner Dozois
31 Michael Whelan
24 Ursula K. Le Guin (14), Tor
22 F&SF, Neil Gaiman (18)
19 Asimov's
18 Harlan Ellison (13)
16 Ellen Datlow, George R. R. Martin (10)
Total Locus Nominations
(Number of fiction nominations in parentheses)
[Number of wins in brackets]
158 Robert Silverberg (88) [9]
133 Gardner Dozois (21) [43]
104 Ellen Datlow [16]
84 Michael Swanwick (74) [3]
80 Martin H. Greenberg, Ursula K. Le Guin (56) [24]
74 Gene Wolfe (67) [6]
73 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), Jonathan Strahan [4]
65 Frederik Pohl (46) [3]
64 Nancy Kress (57) [2]
63 George R. R. Martin (42) [16]
61 Michael Bishop (48) [4]
58 Stephen King (47) [5]
57 Bruce Sterling (47) [3]
55 Kim Stanley Robinson (48) [6]
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)
50 Analog
48 Tanith Lee (37)
47 DAW
46 Paul J. McAuley (42)
44 Jeffrey Ford (38)
39 Stephen Jones
37 Frank Frazetta
36 Jim Burns (1)
35 Baen
34 Greg Bear (30)
33 Brian Stableford (30), Interzone, Jack Dann (15)
32 Paul Di Filippo (22)
31 Thomas Canty, Gollancz
30 Jack Vance (21), Ace, Michael Moorcock (16)
29 Stanley Schmidt (2)
28 James P. Blaylock (24), Walter Jon Williams (25), Elizabeth Hand (24)
Total Locus Losses
Number of times nominated but lost [Number of wins in bracket]
149 Robert Silverberg [9]
90 Gardner Dozois [43]
88 Ellen Datlow [16]
81 Michael Swanwick [3]
80 Martin H. Greenberg
72 David G. Hartwell [1], Stephen Baxter [1]
71 Robert Reed
69 Gregory Benford
68 Gene Wolfe [6]
66 Terri Windling
62 Nancy Kress [2], Jonathan Strahan [4], Lucius Shepard [8], Frederik Pohl [3]
57 Michael Bishop [4]
56 Ursula K. Le Guin [24]
54 Bruce Sterling [3]
53 Stephen King [5]


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