Stephen King - Master Story Teller

Biography

Stephen King (born September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine) is an American novelist and short story writer and master story teller. He is known as the  "King of Horror" and over a long career has sold over 350 Million books.

In total, Stephen King has written over 64 novels  and over 200 short stories. He has also written a number of books on writing and being a writer. The book that launched him onto the world stage though was his 4th novel, 'Carrie', which was published in 1974 and became a movie in 1976.

Selected Bibliography

Stephen king has written so many novels and stories over the years it is impossible to do them justice in such a small space but some of my favourites include: Carrie (1974) The Long Walk (1979) Pet sematary (1989) The Stand (1994) The Green Mile (1996) The Body

Literary Awards

Among his many literary awards, Stephen King has been given the following over the last few years: Bram Stoker Awards World Fantasy Awards British Fantasy Society awards Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (National Book Foundation) World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (2004)

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