Stephen King

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American mystery, horror, and thriller writer

Stephen King is an American author born on September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine. He is best known for his works of horror, suspense, and fantasy fiction. King began writing at a young age and published his first novel, “Carrie,” in 1974. This novel was a critical and commercial success and launched his career as a best-selling author.

Throughout his career, King has written over 60 novels and hundreds of short stories, many of which have been adapted into films, television shows, and comic books. Some of his most famous works include “The Shining,” “It,” “Salem’s Lot,” and “Misery”.

Stephen King has had a significant impact on the world of literature. He is widely considered one of the greatest horror writers of all time and has helped to define the genre. King’s writing style is characterized by suspenseful storytelling, complex characters, and a unique blend of horror, fantasy, and psychological themes.

King’s popularity and success have also helped to bring the horror genre into the mainstream and attract a wider audience. He has inspired countless other writers to follow in his footsteps, and many of his novels have been adapted into successful films, television shows, and comic books.

King’s impact can also be seen in the way he has used his platform and success to support literacy and libraries. He has been a strong advocate for the importance of reading and writing, and has donated millions of dollars to support literacy programs and libraries.

King has received numerous awards and honors for his writing, including the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Stephen King’s Bibliography