Top 10 Most Celebrated Science Fiction Writers

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6. Ray Bradbury


His most famous novel was “Fahrenheit 451,” which is still rated to be the greatest dystopian science fiction novel of all time. Bradbury was a great influence to many science fiction writers as he wrote lot of fantasy and science fiction. The other amazing works of the author include “Dandelion Wine”, “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” and “The Martian Chronicles”.


7. William Gibson


Known as the father of “Cyber Punk” novel, William Gibson is an extremely controversial and popular science fiction writer. He made his own mark in the science fiction genre of writing.


8. Robert Heinlein


Robert Heinlein was considered to be an influential science fiction writer. He is loved and well known among his science fiction fans. He focused on “hard” science fiction that involved serious science fiction. For his work he won four Hugo Awards. He along with Clarke and Asimov came to be known as one of “The Big Three of Science Fiction.”


9. Orson Scott Card


Orson Scott Card is another popular science fiction writer. The Ender’s Game stories are very famous and the Dune is the most popular book of all time. It is also considered to be a popular story of the modern era. This author actually set the pace of modern science fiction.


10. Douglas Adams


Douglas Adams is one of the most famous science fiction author and his works have been considered very unique. His work “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” series won him great admiration and appreciation. These works introduced a distinct and surreal element to science fiction writing as a result of which he still has his own place among several fans even today.

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