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| Home Delivery to be adapted to film|
September 11th, 2009 8:30:56 am
Stephen's short story, "Home Delivery" (Nightmares & Dreamscapes) has been optioned as a theater release and is in pre-production. No release date has been set at this time. John and Paul Buckholts of Our Thing Productions have written the screenplay and Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura (The Midnight Meat Train) is scheduled to direct.
| Stephen in Sarasota, FL November 16th|
September 6th, 2009 8:30:12 am
As part of hisUnder the Domepublicity tour, Stephen will be making an appearance at the Van Wezel in Sarasota, FL on November 16th. He will be interviewed on stage by Susan Rife of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and will also entertain questions from the audience.
The first 250 ticket buyers will receive a voucher (one per order) that they may use to purchase a pre-signed copy of Under the Dome, in the lobby, on the night of the show. Unsigned copies will also also be available for purchase.
Tickets will go on sale onSeptember 13th.
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| New Poem in Tin House|
August 11th, 2009 2:27:12 pm
Tin House has published a new poem by Stephen titled "Mostly Old Men" in Issue 40, their 10th Anniversary issue. It can be purchased through their web site.
| || Under the Dome Signed Collector's Edition|
August 10th, 2009 11:10:07 am
Simon & Schuster has announced they will be taking pre-orders beginning September 15th for the signed Collector's Edition of Under the Dome.
Click here for more information.
| December 1, 2009 Appearance in Portsmouth, NH|
July 16th, 2009 8:32:52 am
As part of his book tour forUnder the Dome, Stephen will be appearing in Portsmouth, NH, on December 1, 2009, in the author series Writers on a New England Stagepresented by The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio. The one-hour program features an author presentation, interview, and live music. The evening program will be rebroadcast in days following on the NH Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth” and available on The Music Hall’s website.
Autographed copies of Stephen King's Under the Dome are $35. Books will be distributed on the evening to audience members who have secured a book voucher. A limited number of book vouchers will be sold, first come, first served; max one book voucher per ticket order, two book vouchers for orders of four or more tickets. Purchase a book voucher in advance at the Music Hall Box Office, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, or over the phone at 603-436-2400.
Visit theweb sitefor The Music Hall for more information. Tickets will be available for purchase on July 25th for members of The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio and August 8th for non-members.
| Under the Dome Publicity Tour|
June 19th, 2009 11:52:36 am
On November 10, 2009, Stephen will be appearing in New York at The Times Center to promote his new book,Under the Dome, which will be released in stores on that day. For more information and to order tickets for the event, please visit their site.
| Ghost Brothers update|
June 3rd, 2009 7:21:14 am
The production of the "Ghost Brothers of Darkland County" CD/book package is slated to commence on June 15, when producer T Bone Burnett begins laying down the tracks in Los Angeles for the 18 new songs John has written for his musical theater collaboration with Stephen King. King's dialog will later be assembled in John's Belmont Studio.
The cast for the production is still not finalized but will definitely be star-studded. Projected release of the completed project is next January and will be in more than one configuration, with a "deluxe" version to include a book containing the show's full text and song lyrics, a CD featuring the show's dialog and songs, and a second CD with only the songs.
| New Short Story|
June 1st, 2009 1:14:38 pm
The July 2009 issue of Esquire magazine (on newsstands in June) will feature a new short story titled "Morality".
Chad, an aspiring writer who is teaching school until he lands a publishing contract, and his wife, Nora, who is working as a home nurse for a retired minister are, like most people these days, struggling financially. Nora is approached by her employer with a proposition that could make their dream of a home in Vermont a reality. But will it be worth the moral consequences?
| Be the first to see new illustrations from The Talisman|
April 27th, 2009 12:56:42 pm
See themherefirst -- three new illustrations from The Talisman comics.
| Plot Synopsis for Under the Dome|
March 20th, 2009 1:44:21 pm
We've received permission to release the official copy from Simon & Schuster for the plot synopsis for Under the Dome. Here's your first peek at the story line:
On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester’s Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener’s hand is severed as “the dome” comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when—or if—it will go away.
Dale Barbara, Iraq vet and now a short-order cook, finds himself teamed with a few intrepid citizens—town newspaper owner Julia Shumway, a physician’s assistant at the hospital, a select-woman, and three brave kids. Against them stands Big Jim Rennie, a politician who will stop at nothing—even murder—to hold the reins of power, and his son, who is keeping a horrible secret in a dark pantry. But their main adversary is the Dome itself. Because time isn’t just short. It’s running out.