Authors with Most First Quotations

In most cases, the first example of a given word does not represent the actual coinage, merely the first example that has been discovered. Nonetheless, it's interesting to see who is at the top of the list.

Author Number of First Quotations
Edward E. Smith 44
John W. Campbell, Jr. 34
Robert A. Heinlein 32
Edmond Hamilton 24
Jack Williamson 21
Isaac Asimov 20
Forrest J. Ackerman 15
Harl Vincent 14
Poul Anderson 14
Nat Schachner 11
Larry Niven 11
James Blish 11
H. G. Wells 11
A. E. van Vogt 10
Ray Cummings 10
George Lucas 9
L. Sprague de Camp 9
Malcolm Jameson 9
Murray Leinster 8
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Nelson S. Bond 8
Robert Silverberg 8
Hugo Gernsback 7
George Griffith 6
Philip K. Dick 6
Henry Kuttner 6
Garrett P. Serviss 6
Fritz Leiber 6
Olaf Stapledon 6
Gardner Dozois 6