Stephen Edwin King is an American author best known for his enormously popular horror novels. King was the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
King is responsible for such best-sellers as ?Carrie?, ?The TommyKnockers?, ?Pet Cemetary?, ?It? and ?The Shining?, among numerous others. He has also written stories outside the horror genre, including the novella collection ?Different Seasons?, ?The Green Mile?, ?The Eyes of the Dragon?, ?Hearts in Atlantis? and his magnum opus ?The Dark Tower? series.