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Joseph Hillstrom King or Joe Hill is an American writer born in Hermon, Maine. He is the son of writer Stephen King and Tabitha King. Joe published his first book
  • a collection of horror stories called '20th Century Ghosts' - in
2005: it won the Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. He has since published the ... See full bio »


in Hermon, Maine, USA

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Horns Writer
Creepshow Billy (segments "Prologue" / "Epilogue")


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  Locke & Key (TV Series) (comic books) (pre-production)
 2019 Locke and Key (TV Series) (based on the comic book by - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... (based on the comic book by)
 2019 In the Tall Grass (novella author) (filming)
 2019 NOS4A2 (TV Series) (based on the novel by) (filming)
 2015 Tales from the Darkside (TV Movie) (script)
 2013 Horns (based on the novel by)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie) (graphic novels)
 2009 Abraham's Boys (Short) (short story)
 2008 Pop Art (Short) (short story)
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 2015 Tales from the Darkside (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Horns (executive producer)
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 1982 Creepshow
Billy (segments "Prologue" / "Epilogue") (as Joe King)
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 2018 History of Horror (TV Series documentary)
- Ghost Stories (2018) ... Himself
- Vampires (2018) ... Himself
- Killer Creatures (2018) ... Himself
- Slashers Part 2 (2018) ... Himself
- Slashers Part 1 (2018) ... Himself
 2018 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 August 2018 (2018) ... Himself
 2015 Devil Inside, les coulisses de Horns (Video documentary)
 2014 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
 2010 Página 2 (TV Series)
- Episode #4.9 (2010) ... Himself
 2010 The Hour (TV Series)
 2008 Science of Horror (Documentary)

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Novel, "Heart-Shaped Box," New York City, NY, William Morrow, 2007, ISBN0-06-114793-1, 376 pages. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joe King

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[on the film version of 'Horns'] As a novelist, having a film adapted, the thing you most fear is that they'll just deliver something completely toxic that casts shame on the book. And they didn't do that. They came up with something really heartfelt and nice. See more »


Started writing horror fiction using the pen name Joe Hill but was outed as Stephen King's son around the time his novel "Heart-Shaped Box" was released. See more »

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