OMG!! I can’t believe I missed this. My head really isn’t screwed on straight. I’ve been reading King since I was in High School! He was my first “love!” Happy Birthday Stephen!
Few authors have tapped into our secret fears as adeptly as Stephen King, Master of the Macabre and one of the most widely read novelists writing today. With his trademark blend of fantasy, horror, and psychological suspense, this prolific and immensely popular contemporary writer continues to remind us that evil is still a potent force in the world.
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Also Known As:
Stephen Edwin King (full name); Richard Bachman
Date of Birth:
September 21, 1947
Place of Birth:
B.S., University of Maine at Orono, 1970
O. Henry Award for “The Man in the Black Suit”, 1995; National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, 2003
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