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Writer Stephen King

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Writer Stephen King

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Writer Stephen King

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He's just received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at this year's National Book Award ceremony. The best-selling author is credited with ushering in a new era of horror with his first novel, Carrie, published in 1974. His newest novel is The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla.