Film, Video Stephen King on Literacy
About this Item
- Stephen King on Literacy
- Stephen King calls for nominations for the Library of Congress Literacy Awards with an important message on the importance of literacy.
- Event Date
- September 24, 2016
- - Stephen King is the international best-selling author of more than 50 books and almost 200 short stories. Many of his works have been adapted for film or other media and his books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. His recent books include "Mr. Mercedes," "Finders Keepers" and the latest in the Bill Hodges trilogy, "End of Watch." King has received many honors, including the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to the American Letters, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and multiple Bram Stoker Awards, World Fantasy Awards and British Fantasy Society Awards. As a philanthropist, he is co-chair of the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation and provides scholarships for local high school students, donations to various organizations which underwrite the arts and more than $2.8 million in grants each year to community-based initiatives in Maine. King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
- Related Resources
- Library of Congress Literacy Awards: http://www.read.gov/literacyawards/
- Running Time
- 2 minutes, 5 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
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Stephen King on Literacy. 2016. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7419/.
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(2016) Stephen King on Literacy. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7419/.
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Stephen King on Literacy. 2016. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7419/>.