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NOVELS - PUBLISHED
2016
End of Watch - expected to be released June 2016 Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2015
Joyland Illustrated Edition Publisher: Hardcase Crime / USA
2015
Finders Keepers Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2014
Mr. Mercedes Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2014
Revival Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2013
Doctor Sleep Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2013
Joyland Publisher: Titan Books / London, England UK
2012
The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2011
11/22/63 Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2009
Under the Dome Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2008
Duma Key Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2006
Lisey's Story Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2006
Cell Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2005
'Salem's Lot Illustrated Edition Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
2005
The Colorado Kid Publisher: Dorchester Publishing Co., Inc. / New York, New York USA
2004
The Dark Tower: Song of Susannah Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2004
The Dark Tower Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2003
The Dark Tower: Wizard and Glass Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
2003
The Dark Tower: Wolves of the Calla Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2003
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
2003
The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
2003
The Dark Tower: The Waste Lands Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
2002
From A Buick 8 Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2001
Black House Publisher: Random House / New York, New York USA
2001
Dreamcatcher Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2000
The Plant: Zenith Rising Publisher: Philtrum Press / Bangor, Maine USA
2000
The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1999
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1998
Bag of Bones Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1996
Desperation Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: The Two Dead Girls Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: Night Journey Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: The Mouse on the Mile Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: Coffey's Hands Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1996
The Green Mile: Coffey on the Mile Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1995
Rose Madder Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1994
Insomnia Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1993
Dolores Claiborne Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1992
Gerald's Game Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1991
Needful Things Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1990
The Stand: The Complete & Uncut Edition Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
1989
The Dark Half Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1987
The Eyes of the Dragon Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1987
Misery Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1987
The Tommyknockers Publisher: G.P. Putnam's & Sons / New York, New York USA
1986
IT Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1985
Cycle of the Werewolf Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1984
The Talisman Publisher: G.P. Putnam's & Sons / New York, New York USA
1983
Pet Sematary Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
1983
Christine Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1981
Cujo Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1980
Firestarter Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1979
The Dead Zone Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1978
The Stand Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
1977
The Shining Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
1975
'Salem's Lot Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
1974
Carrie Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
MOVIES - THEATRICAL RELEASE
2015
Cell
2014
A Good Marriage
2012
Mercy
2007
1408
2007
The Mist
2004
Riding the Bullet
2004
Secret Window
2003
Dreamcatcher
2001
Hearts in Atlantis
1999
The Green Mile
1998
Apt Pupil
1997
The Night Flier
1996
Thinner
1995
Dolores Claiborne
1995
The Mangler
1994
The Shawshank Redemption
1993
The Dark Half
1993
Needful Things
1992
Sleepwalkers
1990
Misery
1990
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
1990
Graveyard Shift
1989
Pet Sematary
1987
Creepshow 2
1987
The Running Man
1986
Stand By Me
1986
Maximum Overdrive
1985
Cat's Eye
1985
Silver Bullet
1984
Firestarter
1984
Children of the Corn
1983
Cujo
1983
The Dead Zone
1983
Christine
1982
Creepshow
1980
The Shining
1976
Carrie
SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS - PUBLISHED
2015
The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2010
Full Dark, No Stars Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2009
Stephen King Goes to the Movies Publisher: Plume / New York, New York USA
2008
Just After Sunset Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2002
Everything's Eventual Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1999
Hearts in Atlantis Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1993
Nightmares & Dreamscapes Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1990
Four Past Midnight Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1985
Skeleton Crew Publisher: G.P. Putnam's & Sons / New York, New York USA
1982
Different Seasons Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1978
Night Shift Publisher: Doubleday Publishing / New York, New York USA
ANTHOLOGIES - PUBLISHED
2014
Dark Screams: Volume One Publisher: Hydra Publications / Louisville, Kentucky USA
2014
Woman - An Anthology Publisher: At Bay Press / Winnipeg, Manitoba CANADA
2013
Hard Listening Publisher: Coliloquy / Palto Alto, California USA
2013
Shivers VII Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications / Forest Hill, Maryland USA
2013
Turn Down the Lights Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications / Forest Hill, Maryland USA
2012
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror Publisher: Constable & Robinson Ltd. / London, England UK
2012
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Boston, Massachussetts USA
2011
Light Speed: Year One Publisher: Prime Books / Gaithersburg, Maryland USA
2011
A Book of Horrors Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books / London, England UK
2011
The Century's Best Horror Fiction Volume Two Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications / Forest Hill, Maryland USA
2011
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! Publisher: Vintage / New York, New York USA
2011
The Weird Publisher: Corvus / London, England UK
2011
Book of Horrors Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books / London, England UK
2010
Darkness Publisher: Tachyon Publications / San Francisco, California USA
2010
The Very Best of Best New Horror Publisher: Earthling Publications / Northborough, Massachusetts USA
2010
Shivers VI Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications / Forest Hill, Maryland USA
2009
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Publisher: Night Shade Books / San Francisco, California USA
2009
In the Shadow of the Master Publisher: Harper Publishers / New York, New York USA
2009
PostScripts Publisher: PS Publishing / Hornsea, England UK
2009
He is Legend Publisher: Gauntlet Press / Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
2005
Contemporary Maine Fiction Publisher: Down East Books / Camden, Maine USA
2005
The Garden of Reading Publisher: Overlook Duckworth / New York, New York USA
2005
Thrilling, Chilling Tales of Alien Encounters Publisher: Chronicle Books / San Francisco, California USA
2005
Transgressions Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. / New York, New York USA
2004
The Devil's Wine Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications / Forest Hill, Maryland USA
2003
From the Borderlands Publisher: Warner Books / New York, New York USA
2003
Borderlands 5 Publisher: Borderlands Press / Benson, Maryland USA
2003
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales Publisher: McSweeney's Publishing / San Francisco, California USA
1998
Legends Publisher: Tor Books / New York, New York USA
1997
Dark Thoughts on Writing Publisher: Underwood Books / Nevada City, California USA
1996
Dark Love Publisher: Penguin Books / New York, New York USA
1995
Year's Best Fantasy & Horror Publisher: St. Martin's Press / London, England UK
1994
Antaeus No. 75/76 The Final Issue Publisher: Ecco Press / Hopewell, New Jersey USA
1992
Midnight Graffiti Publisher: Warner Books / New York, New York USA
1991
Best American Sports Writing, 1991 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin / Boston, Massachussetts USA
1991
I Shudder At Your Touch Publisher: Penguin Books / New York, New York USA
1991
Shock Rock Publisher: Pocket Books / New York, New York USA
1991
The Color of Evil Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. / New York, New York USA
1990
The Complete Masters of Darkness Publisher: Underwood-Miller / San Francisco, California USA
1989
The Book of the Dead Publisher: Mark V. Ziesing Books / Shingletown, California USA
1988
Night Visions 5 Publisher: Dark Harvest / Chicago, Illinois USA
1988
Prime Evil Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1987
Demons Publisher: Ace Fantasy / New York, New York USA
1987
Masques II Publisher: Maclay & Associate Inc. / Baltimore, Maryland USA
1987
Dark Descent Publisher: Tor Books / New York, New York USA
1986
New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Publisher: Carroll & Graff / New York, New York USA
1986
Strange Maine Publisher: Tapley Publishing
1985
Isaac Asimov's Magical World of Fantasy #4 Publisher: Signet / New York, New York USA
1985
New Terrors Omnibus Publisher: Pan Paperbacks
1984
Fear Itself Publisher: Plume / New York, New York USA
1984
Magicats Publisher: Ace Fantasy / New York, New York USA
1984
The Blackboard Jungle Publisher: Arbor House / Westminster, Maryland USA
1983
The Book of Lists #3 Publisher: William Morrow & Company / New York, New York USA
1983
The Evil Image: Two Centuries of Gothic Short Fiction and Poetry Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1983
Cults: An Anthology of Secret Societies, Sects and the Supernatural Publisher: Beaufort Books / New York, New York USA
1983
An International Treasury of Mystery and Suspense Publisher: Doubleday / New York, New York USA
1982
Terrors Publisher: Playboy Press
1982
Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories Publisher: Arbor House / Westminster, Maryland USA
1982
The Do It Yourself Bookseller--A Workbook Publisher: Doubleday / New York, New York USA
1981
Fantasy Annual IV Publisher: Pocket Books / New York, New York USA
1981
Shadows Publisher: Doubleday / New York, New York USA
1981
Arbor House Treasury of Horror & the Supernatural Publisher: Arbor House / Westminster, Maryland USA
1981
Shadows 4 Publisher: Doubleday / New York, New York USA
1981
Year's Best Horror Stories - Series IX Publisher: DAW Books / New York, New York USA
1981
Death Pulisher: Playboy Press
1981
Arbor House Necropolis Publisher: Arbor House / Westminster, Maryland USA
1981
A Fantasy Reader: The Seventh World Fantasy Convention Book
1981
Horrors Publisher: Berkley Books / New York, New York USA
1981
Fantasy Annual III Publisher: Pocket Books / New York, New York USA
1981
Modern Masters of Horror Publisher: Coward McCann & Geoghegan / New York, New York USA
1980
Dark Forces Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1980
New Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos Publisher: Arkham House / Sauk City, Wisconsin USA
1980
Tales of the Dead Publisher: Bonanza Books / Modesto, California USA
1980
The 21st Pan Book of Horror Stories Publisher: Pan Paperbacks
1979
Best Detective Stories of the Year Publisher: Dutton Books /New York, New York USA
1979
More Tales of Unknown Horror Publisher: New English Library (NEL) /
1979
Nightmares Publisher: Playboy Press
1978
Tales of Unknown Horror Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
OTHER PROJECTS
2013
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Type of Program: Soundtrack
2012
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Type of Program: Theater
2012
A Face in the Crowd Type of Program: eBook
2011
Mile 81 Type of Program: eBook
2008
Stephen King's N. Type of Program: Episodic Online Videos
2004
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon Type of Program: Pop-up Book
2000
Riding the Bullet Type of Program: eBook
2000
The Plant: Zenith Rising Type of Program: eBook
1988
Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques Type of Program: Coffee table book
TELEVISION PROGRAMS
2013
Under the Dome Series: CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / New York, New York USA
2011
Bag of Bones Miniseries: A&E / New York, New York USA
2006
Desperation Made-for-Television Movie: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
2006
Nightmares & Dreamscapes Series: Turner Network Television / Atlanta, Georgia USA
2004
Kingdom Hospital Series: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
2004
'Salem's Lot (remake) Series: Turner Network Television / Atlanta, Georgia USA
2003
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer Made-for-Television Movie: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
2002
Rose Red Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
2000
Trucks Made-for-Television Movie: USA Network / New York, New York USA
1999
Storm of the Century Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1997
Quicksilver Highway Made-for-Television Movie: FOX Broadcasting Company
1997
The Shining Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1995
The Langoliers Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1994
The Stand Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1993
The Tommyknockers Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1991
Golden Years Series: CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / New York, New York USA
1991
Sometimes They Come Back Made-for-Television Movie: CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / New York, New York USA
1990
IT Miniseries: American Broadcasting Company / New York, New York USA
1979
'Salem's Lot Miniseries: CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / New York, New York USA
NONFICTION WORKS - PUBLISHED
2013
GUNS Publisher: Amazon Kindle Single
2005
Faithful Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2000
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
2000
Secret Windows: Essays and Fiction on the Craft of Writing Publisher: Book of the Month Club
1994
Mid-Life Confidential: The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America With Three Chords and an Attitude Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1988
Nightmares in the Sky Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA
1981
Danse Macabre Publisher: Everst Publishing House / Pune, Maharashtra INDIA
MOVIE AND TELEVISION APPEARANCES
2010
Acted in the role of Richard Bachman (The Cleaner) Sons of Anarchy / TV Episode: Caregiver
2007
Act in the role of Newsreader (voice over) Movie / Diary of the Dead
2005
Appeared as Himself Movie / Fever Pitch (Throwing out the first pitch at a Red Sox game)
2005
Acted in the role of Mr. Ring Movie / Gotham Cafe
2004
Acted in the role of Johnny B. Goode Kingdom Hospital / TV Episode: Finale
2002
Acted in the role of Pizza Delivery Guy TV Mini-Series / Red Rose
2000
Acted in the role of Brian Frasier / TV Episode: Mary Christmas
2000
Appeared as Himself The Simpsons / TV Episode: Insane Clown Poppy
1999
Acted in the role of Lawyer in Ad/Reporter on Broken TV TV Mini-Series / Storm of the Century
1997
Acted in the role of Band Leader TV Mini-Series / The Shining
1996
Acted in the role of Dr. Bangor Movie / Thinner
1995
Acted in the role of Tom Holby TV Mini-Series / The Langoliers
1994
Acted in the role of Teddy Weizak TV Mini-Series / The Stand
1992
Acted in the role of Cemetery Caretaker Movie / Sleepwalkers
1991
Acted in the role of Bus Driver TV Series / The Golden Years
1989
Acted in the role of Minister Movie / Pet Sematary
1987
Acted in the role of Truck Driver Movie / Creepshow 2 (segment "The Hitchhiker")
1986
Acted in the role of Man At Cashpoint Movie / Maximum Overdrive
1982
Acted in the role of Jordy Verrill Movie / Creepshow (segment "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill")
1981
Acted in the role of Hoagie Man Movie / Knightriders
RICHARD BACHMAN NOVELS - PUBLISHED (Stephen King's pseudonym)
2007
Blaze Publisher: Publisher: Scribner / New York, New York USA
1996
The Regulators Publisher: Dutton / New York, New York USA
1985
The Bachman Books Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1984
Thinner Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1982
The Running Man Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1981
Roadwork Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1979
The Long Walk Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
1977
Rage Publisher: New American Library (NAL) / New York, New York USA
POEMS - PUBLISHED
2004
The Hardcase Speaks Published in: The Devil's Wine
2004
Donovan's Brain Published in: The Devil's Wine
2004
In the Key-Chords of Dawn Published in: The Devil's Wine
2004
Harrison State Park '68 Published in: The Devil's Wine
2004
The Dark Man Published in: The Devil's Wine
2004
Silence Published in: The Devil's Wine
1993
Brooklyn August Published in: Nightmares & Dreamscapes
1985
For Owen Published in: Skeleton Crew
1985
Paranoid: A Chant Published in: Skeleton Crew
NOVELLAS - PUBLISHED
1999
Why We're in Vietnam Published in: Hearts in Atlantis
1999
Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling Published in: Hearts in Atlantis
1999
Hearts in Atlantis Published in: Hearts in Atlantis
1999
Low Men in Yellow Coats Published in: Hearts in Atlantis
1994
Blind Willie Published in: Antaeus No. 75/76 The Final Issue
1990
The Langoliers Published in: Four Past Midnight
1990
Secret Window, Secret Garden Published in: Four Past Midnight
1990
The Library Policeman Published in: Four Past Midnight
1990
The Sun Dog Published in: Four Past Midnight
1982
Apt Pupil Published in: Different Seasons
1982
Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption Published in: Different Seasons
1982
The Body Published in: Different Seasons
1982
The Breathing Method Published in: Different Seasons
1980
The Mist Published in: Dark Forces
SCREENPLAYS - PUBLISHED
1999
Storm of the Century Publisher: Pocket Books / New York, New York USA
1993
Sorry, Right Number Publisher: Viking Press / New York, New York USA

Professional memberships

The Authors Guild (founded as Authors League of America) New York, New York USA Member
The Screenwriters Federation of America (SFA) (formerly known as Screenwriters Guild of America) Marina del Rey, California USA Member
Writers Guild of America, East New York, New York USA Member
Screen Artist Guild Member

Accomplishments of note

Has written nearly 200 short stories, published 55 novels, including 7 under the pen name Richard Bachman, and 6 non-fiction books. State of Maine
2006
Founder: The Haven Foundation Brewer, Maine USA National, nonprofit organization making grants to freelance writers and artists experiencing career-threatening illness, accident, natural disaster or other emergency or personal catastrophe.

Professional honors and awards

2014
Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! Takarajimasha Ranked as the top mystery book published in Japan for 2014: 11/22/63
2013
National Magazine Award American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Fiction: ”Batman and Robin Have an Altercation” / Harper’s Magazine
2013
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Superior Achievement in a Novel: Doctor Sleep
2011
British Fantasy Award The British Fantasy Society Collection: Full Dark, No Stars
2011
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Best Short Fiction: Herman Wouk Is Still Alive
2011
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Los Angeles Times Mystery/Thriller: 11/22/63
2010
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Best Collection: Full Dark, No Stars
2009
Shirley Jackson Award Jury of professional writers, editors, critics, and academics, with input from the Board of Advisors Best Novelette: Morality
2009
Black Quill Award Dark Scribe Magazine Dark Genre Novel of the Year - Reader's Choice: Duma Key
2009
Alex Award Young Adult Library Services Association Adults books with "special appeal" for adolescents: Just After Sunset: Stories
2008
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Superior Achievement in a Collection: Just After Sunset
2008
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Superior Achievement in a Novel: Duma Key
2007
Lifetime Achievement Award Canadian Booksellers Association
2007
Grand Master Award Mystery Writers of America Llifetime achievement and consistent quality
2006
Bram Stoker Award The Horror Writers Association (HWA) Novel: Lisey's Story
2005
Quill Award The Quills Foundation Sports: Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season (with Stewart O'Nan)
2005
August Derleth Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Best Novel: The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower
2005
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award Best International Novel: The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower (Der Turm)
2004
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award International Author of the Year
2004
National Magazine Award American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Fiction - short story "Rest Stop" / Esquire Magazine
2004
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award Best International Website
2004
World Fantasy Award World Fantasy Convention Lifetime Achievement
2003
International Horror Guild Award International Horror Guild Living Legends Award
2003
Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters National Book Foundation
2003
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Collection: Everything's Eventual
2003
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award Best International Novel: Black House (Das schwarze Haus)
2003
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Novel: From A Buick 8
2002
Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement Horror Writers Association (HWA)
2002
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Novel: Black House
2001
Locus Award Locus Fantasy Magazine Nonfiction: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
2001
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award For: The Green Mile
2001
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Nonfiction: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
2001
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Long Story: Riding the Bullet
2001
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award Best International Novel
2000
Deutscher Phantastik Preis Award Best International Novel: Hearts in Atlantis (Atlantis)
2000
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Nonfiction: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
1999
Locus Award Locus Fantasy Magazine Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel: Bag of Bones
1999
August Derleth Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Novel: Bag of Bones
1999
International Horror Guild Award International Horror Guild Television: Storm of the Century
1998
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Novel: Bag of Bones
1997
OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Writing of a Motion Picture or Miniseries: The Shining (1997)
1997
Horror Guild Award Horror Guild Novel: Desperation
1997
Locus Award Locus Fantasy Magazine Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel: Desperation
1996
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Novel: The Green Mile
1996
O. Henry Award Best American Short Story: The Man in the Black Suit
1995
USC Scripter Award Friends of the USC Libraries Best adaptation of the printed word into film: The Shawshank Redemption Shared with: Frank Darabont (screenwriter)
1995
World Fantasy Award Short Fiction: The Man in the Black Suit
1995
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Long Fiction: Lunch at the Gotham Cafe
1992
British Fantasy Society Award British Fantasy Society Best Novel: Cujo
1992
Fantafestival / Rome, Italian Republic Best screenplay: Spleepwalkers
1992
Grand Master World Horror Convention
1990
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Fiction Collection: Four Past Midnight
1987
Bram Stoker Award Horror Writers Association (HWA) Best Novel: Misery
1987
August Derleth Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Novel: IT
1986
Locus Award Locus Fantasy Magazine Collection: Skeleton Crew
1983
British Fantasy Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Short Fiction: The Breathing Method
1982
World Fantasy Award World Fantasy Convention Short Fiction: Do the Dead Sing? (Tie with Dennis Etchison, "The Dark Country")
1982
Best Fiction Writer of the Year Us Magazine
1982
Hugo Awards World Science Fiction Society Nonfiction: Danse Macabre
1982
August Derleth Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) Novel: Cujo
1982
Locus Awards Locus Fantasy Magazine Related Nonfiction Book: Danse Macabre
1981
Best Books for Young Adults: Firestarter American Library Association
1981
British Fantasy Society Award The British Fantasy Society (BFS) For Outstanding Contribution to the Genre
1980
Convention Award World Fantasy Convention
1980
Balrog Award International Fantasy Gamers Society Collection/Anthology: Night Shift
1978
Best Books for Young Adults: Salem's Lot American Library Association

Community

Community service

The Barking Foundation Bangor, Maine USA Co-Founder: provides grants for accredited post-secondary education of meritorious State of Maine residents, based on their demonstrated financial need
1986–present
Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation Bangor, Maine USA Co-Founder: private non-profit organization that promotes strengthening and supporting communities; has a special interest in organizations and people

Community honors and awards

2005
Horror Award Phoenix International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival Best Adaptation: Gotham Cafe / Shared with: Julie Sands (screenwriter), Bev Vincent (screenwriter)
1986
Golden Pen Award Spokane Public Library
1982
Books for the Teen Age: Firestarter New York Public Library
1980
Alumni Career Award University of Maine
Nationality
American
Politics
Democrat
Denomination
Was raised as a Methodist and attended church regularly in his youth. He no longer attends church, but he does believe in God and reads the Bible
Sports
Baseball
Hobbies
Reading (mostly fiction), jigsaw puzzles, playing the guitar, movies, bowling

Education

Primary school
Durham Elementary School
Durham, Maine USA
Secondary school
Lisbon Falls High School Lisbon Falls, Maine USA Class of 1966
University
University of Maine Orono, Maine USA Bachelor of Arts English Class of 1970

Honorary Degrees

1987
The University of Maine Orono, Maine USA L.H.D. Doctor of Humane Letter

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
September 21, 1947
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Portland, Maine USA 
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1971–present
Tabitha (Spruce) King 3 children Naomi Rachel (1970) Joe Hill (1972) Owen Phillip (1977)

Grandchildren & Great-grandchildren

Grandchildren
4 Ethan, Zelda

Parents

Father
Donald Edwin King (né Pollack) (1914-1980)
Mother
Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury) King (1913-1973)

Grandparents

Father's father
William E. POLLOCK (1888 - 1918)
Father's mother
Helen A. (Bowden) Pollock (1897 - 1968)
Mother's father
Guy Herbert PILLSBURY (1876 - 1965)
Mother's mother
  Nellie Weston (Fogg) Pillsbury (1877 - 1963)

Ancestry

Scots-Irish

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