Next year (spring and late winter respectively), PS Publishing will release special slipcased Anniversary editions of Stephen King’s Thinner (originally published under the by-line of Richard Bachman) and Skeleton Crew. Stepping up to the plate for artwork chores on Thinner is Les Edwards while multiple Jack Kirby Award-winning comic book artist Stephen R. Bissette isContinue reading “PS Publishing To Release Special Slipcased Anniversary Editions of Stephen King’s Thinner & Skeleton Crew In The Spring of 2014”
On Tuesday Joe Hill read from his new novel, answered questions and signed books for 150 fans at Mysterious Galaxy Books in San Diego. This was one of his many stops on a tour to promote NOS4A2, his latest epic. Joe was kind enough to allow me to sit down with him at a localContinue reading “THE FIRE WIRE Exclusive: Interview With NOS4A2 Author, Joe Hill”
How do you approach a career in horror when your dad is the most famous horror writer on Earth? That was the issue facing Joseph Hillstrom King, who feared that publishers would print anything he wrote just to cash in on his last name. So he chose to write under a pseudonym, Joe Hill, andContinue reading “Wired Presents Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy Podcast: Horror Writer Joe Hill Goofs On His Dad Stephen King In His New Novel NOS4A2”
This week, Joe Hill (born Joseph Hillstrom King) released his fourth book, a 700-page horror story called NOS4A2. In March, his brother, Owen King, published his first novel, Double Feature, about a young filmmaker grappling with disappointment after his first movie falls apart. The two books couldn’t be more different, but what their authors have inContinue reading “Owen King & Joe Hill On Their New Novels, Sibling Rivalry And Stephen King’s Shadow”
Over the course of a decade, Joe Hill has gone from “promising new horror writer” to one of the industry’s most reliably striking, exciting creators. His horror series Locke & Key is one of the richest, most chilling comics series currently being published, and his books—the 2005 short-story anthology 20th Century Ghosts, the 2007 ghost-storyContinue reading “Joe Hill Talks To The A.V. Club About His New Novel NOS4A2, The End of Locke & Key And Future Screen Projects”
For fans of the author Neil Gaiman, the idea of needing a beginner’s guide may sound ridiculous: he’s been a cult hero for decades. His novels, short stories, and comic books have won all kinds of awards and prizes. But, in the manner of other genre icons who amassed a specific group of fans prior toContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to: Neil Gaiman”
Stephen King has written an essay discussing his thoughts on the gun control/gun rights issue facing the U.S., available now as a Kindle Single through Amazon.com. “I think the issue of an America awash in guns is one every citizen has to think about,” said King. “If this helps provoke constructive debate, I’ve done myContinue reading “New Non-Fiction Essay By Stephen Titled Guns Available In The Kindle Singles Store”
Neil Gaiman has announced that his next book-signing tour will be his last. He’ll be heading out in 2013 to sign copies of “The Ocean at the End of the Lane,” which hits shelves June 18, traveling around the U.S. and the U.K.. This will be his final book-signing tour because, for Gaiman, recent book-signingsContinue reading “Neil Gaiman Announces Final Book Tour”
A full-length video of Stephen’s appearance at the JFK Library is now available HERE. With a reading of 11/22/63 by Stephen and an interview with Tom Perrotta, the hour long video is a must see for fans of the prolific author.
Author Justin Cronin will be embarking on another book tour soon. This time it’s to commemorate the release of the paperback edition of The Passage. Dates, times and locations can be found HERE.