Featuring Clive Barker, Stewart O’Nan, Richard Chizmar, Frank Darabont, Stephen Spignesi, Justin Brooks, Tony Magistrale, Michael R. Collings, Rocky Wood, Robin Furth, Kevin Quigley, Hans-Ake Lilja, Billy Chizmar, Jack Ketchum, Bev Vincent, Mick Garris, and Jay Franco!


About the Book:
Stephen King has inspired millions of readers with his writing for more than four decades, and this special volume of essays gathers together some of his high-profile fans to discuss why they love reading the works of Stephen King.

Many of these fans are acclaimed authors of fiction in their own right. Some of them have written insightful books about Stephen King’s work, exploring how King’s natural storytelling gift has allowed him to create stories that reach people in every language around the world. A few of them have even written, produced, and directed movie adaptations of King’s most acclaimed works.

In this book you will join Clive Barker, Stewart O’Nan, Richard Chizmar, Frank Darabont, Stephen Spignesi, Justin Brooks, Tony Magistrale, Michael R. Collings, Rocky Wood, Robin Furth, Kevin Quigley, Hans-Ake Lilja, Billy Chizmar, Jack Ketchum, Bev Vincent, Mick Garris, and Jay Franco as they discuss their love of reading Stephen King…

Cover artwork by Ray Russotto

Table of Contents
“Sometimes You Go Back” by Stewart O’Nan
“Christine” by Richard Chizmar
“The Art of Stephen King” by Frank Darabont
“Spock’s Not The Only One Who Can Mind Meld: Stephen King and the Telepathy of Writing” by Stephen Spignesi
“Disappearing Down That Rabbit Hole” by Justin Brooks
“The Politics of Being Stephen King” by Tony Magistrale
“The Adventure of Reading Stephen King” by Michael R. Collings
“Reading the Lost Works of Stephen King” by Rocky Wood
“Twins and Twining in Stephen King’s Dark Tower Series” by Robin Furth
“King Since Scribner” by Kevin Quigley
“Being a Non-US Stephen King Fan” by Hans-Ake Lilja
“The Role of Religion in Stephen King’s Desperation” by Billy Chizmar
“From A Buick 8” by Jack Ketchum
“Living in a Web of Mystery” by Bev Vincent
“The One That Got Away” by Mick Garris
“My Accidental Obsession” by Jay Franco
“Stephen King Celebration” by Clive Barker

Purchase the Book:
Cemetery Dance Publications • Amazon.com

Reviews & Praise:
Reading Stephen King really has it all for the casual and the die-hard fans alike from essays by famed King scholars Tony Magistrale and Michael R. Collings, to writings on religion and King, the lost works of Stephen King, a look at being a foreign Stephen King fan, and reviews and pieces by King contemporaries and horror greats Clive Barker and Jack Ketchum.”
Scream magazine

“If you are a fan of Stephen King, and your library already contain his books, films, etc., here’s an opportunity to really understand more about the man and go deeper into discovering more about him. With this new book, Reading Stephen King, you can appreciate even more about his work.  I recommend you reading as many books about Stephen King as you can and this new release is one I highly suggest you start with. Reading Stephen King is a book all Stephen King fans should be proud to have on their shelf.”
StephenKingCatalog.com

Publication History:
• Cemetery Dance Publications
Publication Date: October 2017

• Pleiad
Bulgaria
Publication Date: April 2018

• Independent Legions
Italy
Publication Date: October 2018

Cemetery Dance Publications Limited Edition hardcover

Cemetery Dance Publications Limited Edition hardcover

Bulgaria edition published by Pleiad

Bulgaria edition published by Pleiad

Italian edition published by Independent Legions

Italian edition published by Independent Legions