National Book Award Winners Named
- THOUGHTS ON A NEW GRANDMASTER. Davis, J. Madison // World Literature Today;May/Jun2007, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p16
The article reports on fiction author Stephen King's reception of the National Book Award's "Distinguished Contribution to American Letters" award and the Mystery Writers of America's "Grandmaster" award. The article also discusses King's lack of respect as a writer, the nature of mystery...
- A Pair of Partying Pros. // Publishers Weekly;4/30/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 18, p19
The article announces that Stephen King received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master award at the 61st annual Edgar Awards banquet on April 26, 2007.
- EDGAR AWARDS 2015. Williams, Wilda // Library Journal;6/1/2015, Vol. 140 Issue 10, p78
The article announces the author Stephen King was awarded with the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe award.
- Stephen King's American Apocalypse. Douthat, Ross // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2007, Issue 170, p14
The article discusses the author Stephen King's acceptance of a lifetime achievement medal from the National Book Foundation for his "distinguished contribution to American letters." Aspects of his acceptance speech are discussed, including a critique of literary prize-giving for its snobbery...
- Stephen King to Be Honored for His Writing and Philanthropy. // Book Publishing Report;9/22/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p4
Reports on the presentation of award to Stephen King as the recipient of the 2003 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the National Book Foundation in the U.S. Institution supported by the event; Award history and previous winners; Plan of King to return the cash award to...
- LETTERS. Ryan, Patricia K; Bowen, Pamela; Funaro, Jerome; Mason, Edward J.; Scneider, Susan; Ma, Hue; Robertson, Michael; Kostecki, Dennis; Sadagopan, Srinivasan; Allison, Ken; Hernandez, Ben; Polsky, Larry; Treimel, Ellen; Manning, Carol A.; Evans, Marie; Olsen, John; Plumb, Kathy; Carter, Katherine; Lippitz, Lisa; Leech, Ivan // Time;12/15/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 24, p13
Presents letters to the editor on topics covered in previous issues of the magazine. Job prospects in the United States from several perspectives; Postwar Iraq and the transfer of power and violence; Terrorist attacks against Arabs; Response to the suggested creation of a peacekeeping corps;...
- The Need to Read Stephen King. Zaleski, Jeff // Publishers Weekly;10/27/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 43, p18
Comments on the reaction of the publishing community to the decision by the board of directors of the National Book Foundation to give author Stephen King the 2003 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Examples of genre writers who were recognized as great writers at the end...
- Hardcover Bestsellers/Fiction. Maryles, Daisy // Publishers Weekly;12/4/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 48, p12
The article presents updates on best selling hardcover fiction books in the U.S. Author Tony Hillerman talks about the importance of women in Native American cultures in his best selling book The Shape Shifter. The 2007 Edgars banquet will be held on April 27 where author Stephen King will be...
- Best of times Worst of times. Whitlock, Nathan // Quill & Quire;Nov2015, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p7
This section offers book-related news briefs as of November 2015 including Dav Pilkey's move to out one of the key characters in the "Captain Underpants" kidlit series as gay, the National Medal of Arts award presented to Stephen King, and Oxford University Press' plagiarism controversy.