Stephen King

Stephen King (b. 1947) is an American author. 

King is especially known for his works within the horror genre, and he is arguably the most famous contemporary writer in this field. Many of his works have also been adapted into movies or TV shows, meaning that King has become a household name. King has occasionally written works that do not directly belong in the horror genre, though even these stories often contain significant elements of horror. 

You can read much more about Stephen King in our guide to the horror genre.

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