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. 35
Robert A. Heinlein 32
Edmond Hamilton 25
Jack Williamson 22
Isaac Asimov 20
Nat Schachner 16
Harl Vincent 15
Poul Anderson 15
Forrest J. Ackerman 14
James Blish 12
H. G. Wells 11
Larry Niven 10
Ray Cummings 10
Malcolm Jameson 10
A. E. van Vogt 9
Murray Leinster 9
Robert Silverberg 9
George Lucas 9
L. Sprague de Camp 9
Henry Kuttner 8
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Arthur Leo Zagat 8
Nelson S. Bond 8
Philip K. Dick 7
John Russell Fearn 7
Clifford D. Simak 7
Hugo Gernsback 7
George O. Smith 7
George Griffith 6