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Stephen King announces next book will be released in November

Stephen King announces next book will be released in November

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. novelist Stephen King has announced on his website his book, "Revival," will be published by Scribner and Hodder & Stoughton in November.

Popular Miss. teacher loses job after showing R-rated movie

JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A Mississippi high school teacher is now unemployed because she showed a 10th-grade class an R-rated film not screened by administrators.
Syfy orders 26 more episodes of 'Haven'

Syfy orders 26 more episodes of 'Haven'

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Syfy says it has ordered 26 new episodes of its series "Haven," with production set to start this spring in Nova Scotia.
Aaron Paul could star in screen adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

Aaron Paul could star in screen adaptation of 'The Dark Tower'

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Aaron Paul has confirmed he is in talks to participate in the screen adaptation of Stephen King's "The Dark Tower".
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'Under the Dome' to return June 30

'Under the Dome' to return June 30

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the Maine-set supernatural drama series "Under the Dome" is to begin June 30, CBS announced.

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Stephen King says he's nervous about reaction to 'Shining' sequel

Stephen King says he's nervous about reaction to 'Shining' sequel

LONDON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. author Stephen King told the BBC he is "nervous" about how people will react to the long-awaited sequel to his horror classic "The Shining."
Stephen King's 'It' to be included in Gitmo prison library

Stephen King's 'It' to be included in Gitmo prison library

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The prison library in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, reversed its rejection of a Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack victim's gift of Stephen King's "It," a spokesman said.
EL James tops Forbes' top-earning author list

EL James tops Forbes' top-earning author list

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- EL James, the British scribe who wrote "50 Shades of Grey" and its two sequels, topped Forbes magazine's list of the highest-earning authors.
'Under the Dome' renewed for second season

'Under the Dome' renewed for second season

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. supernatural series "Under the Dome" will return for a second season in the summer of 2014, CBS said Monday.
NBC announces miniseries on Hillary Clinton

NBC announces miniseries on Hillary Clinton

HOLLYWOOD, July 28 (UPI) -- NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said the network is developing four new miniseries, including a 4-hour one on former U.S. first lady Hillary Clinton.

13.14M watched 'Under the Dome' premiere

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- About 13.14 million viewers tuned in for the U.S. television premiere of "Under the Dome," a series based on Stephen King's novel, CBS said Tuesday.
Shooting on Season 4 of 'Haven' starts in Nova Scotia

Shooting on Season 4 of 'Haven' starts in Nova Scotia

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Season 4 of the television series, "Haven," Syfy announced.

TV gunfight filming sends school into lockdown

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 13 (UPI) -- The filming of a gunfight for the TV adaptation of Stephen King's "Under the Dome" sent a North Carolina elementary school into lockdown, TMZ reported.

'Fast Eddie' pleads guilty in London

LONDON, March 5 (UPI) -- A British man who spent almost 20 years on the run in the United States admitted Tuesday to stealing a security van containing $1.57 million, officials said.
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Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, which have been adapted into a number of feature films, television movies and comic books. As of 2011, King has written and published 49 novels, including seven under the pen name Richard Bachman, five non-fiction books, and nine collections of short stories. Many of his stories are set in his home state of Maine.

King has received Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards, British Fantasy Society Awards, his novella The Way Station was a Nebula Award novelette nominee, and in 2003, the National Book Foundation awarded him the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

King's father, Donald Edwin King, who was born ca. 1913 in Peru, Indiana, was a merchant seaman. King's mother, Nellie Ruth (née Pillsbury; March 13, 1913 – December 28, 1973) was born in Scarborough, Maine. They were married July 23, 1939, in Cumberland County, Maine.

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