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Hi, and welcome to the Stephen King Uncollected Page! We're in the process of revamping the entire site and making it more user-friendly and more comprehensive. I've decided to seprate fiction and poetry into seperate categories, and to add a non-fiction section. WIth the advent of On Writing due out next year, I can't continue to ignore King's shorter non-fiction on this site any longer. People have a right to know!

I'm not including detailed descriptions of the stories listed herein. This page of the site is meant to be a shorthand resource, and, as well as something fun to pique your interest. (I know if I'd seen a list like this when I was just getting into King, I would have flipped!) In addition, though, I don't want to steal the thunder from two other books that deal with the subject of "hidden" King far better than I ever could.

Stephen Spignesi's The Lost Work of Stephen King is one of the best books on King, period. Released in 1998, this book covered nearly every uncollected (i.e., story not found in a King book) tale from his juvinilia written with Chris Chesney in the sixties all the way up to "Everything's Eventual," written in the late 90s. As usual, Spignesi's enthusiam and almost spooky breadth of knowledge makes the book an indispensible resource. The only drawback is the inevitable one - King keeps writing, and the book is now out of date. Some of the stories have since been collected (the collection Everything's Eventual was released after this), and King has of course continued to put stuff out that has yet to be anthologized. Still, books on King are bound to go out of date even before they hit bookstore shelves, and that's no reason to cast them aside (Stephen King: The Art of Darkness remains one of the best books on King, and it hasn't been updated since the mid-80s!) Kids, I highly recommend this and any other book by Spignesi, and if you don't own it, you're doing a disservice to yourself. Interested? Buy it here.

Titled Stephen King: Uncollected and Unpublished, this newer book updates and expands Spignesi's greatly. Newer to the King lit crit scene is Rocky Wood, a completist by nature (he's done three editions now of The Complete Guide to the Works of Stephen King - and he does mean complete). It's set up in an interesting style, going strictly alphabetical and discussing the particulars of the story as well as its publication. Best yet, two previously obscure King works - the poem "Dino" and a long excerpt from King's unpublished novel Sword in the Darkness - are included. Since the publication of Spignesi's book, a wealth of unpublished and uncollected Stephen King material has been uncovered, making this new book just as important. Rocky Wood and his contributors have done their homework, and it shows. A must-have. You can pick it up here.

Okay, enough pimping. Below is a list of all the uncollected Stephen King stuff I know about. As you can see, the fiction (including novels, stories, and poetry) is far more organized and complete than the nonfiction ... partially because King writes a lot of nonfiction. It is my goal to either streamline the nonfic section or simply try to track down every non-fic thing he's published. Which could take awhile. Meanwhile, enjoy the list, enjoy the hunt, and enjoy the stories.


  • The Aftermath
    1. unpublished. 50,000 words (written in 1963)

  • The Cannibals (aka Under the Dome)
    1. unpublished and unfinished. (1983)

  • Comb Dump
    1. unpublished and unfinished

  • The Corner
    1. unpublished, possibly unfinished. Not much known.

  • The Doors
    1. unpublished, possibly unfinished. Probably not about Jim Morrison.

  • George D.X. McArdle
    1. unpublished, possibly unfinished.

  • The House on Value Street
    1. unpublished and unfinished.

  • Leprechaun, The
    1. unpublished and unfinished (1983)

  • On the Island
    1. unpublished and unfinished

  • Sword in the Darkness (aka Good Day Sunshine)
    1. unpublished. 150,000 words, 485 pages (1970)
    2. Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished, by Rocky Wood (portion only) (2006)

  • Welcome to Clearwater
    1. unpublished and unfinished.

  • Wimsey
    1. unpublished and unfinished.


    After the Play
    1. Afterword to The Shining; lost by King

    1. The Paris Review (Fall, 2007)

    Before The Play
    1. Whispers (1982)
    2. TV Guide [abridged] (1997)

    Blind Willie
    1. Antaeus No 75/76 (Final Volume) (1994)
    2. Six Stories (1997)
    3. Hearts in Atlantis (edited) (1999)

    Blue Air Compressor, The
    1. Onan (1971)
    2. Heavy Metal (1981)

    But Only Darkness Loves Me
    1. unfinished and unpublished

    Cat From Hell, The

    I, for one, have no idea why King has kept this out of his collections. The story has existed since 1977, it's been re-released as recently as 1996. Originally King meant to write the first 500 words, but felt compelled to go further. It was made into a film version in Tales from the Dark Side, The Movie. He even mentions it in the "Notes" section of Skeleton Crew. Wherefore art thou, "Cat from Hell"?

    1. Cavalier [first 500 words, part of a write-in contest] (1977)
    2. Cavalier [entire story] (1977)
    3. Tales of Unknown Horror (1978)
    4. The Year's Best Fantasy (1979)
    5. Magicats! (1984)
    6. New Bern Magazine (1984)
    7. Twists of the Tale (ed. Ellen Datlow) (1996)

    1. unpublished, written when King was 12 (c. 1959)

    Chip Coombs
    1. unfinished and unpublished

    Code Name: MOUSETRAP
    1. uncollected and unpublished

    Crate, The (text version)
    1. Gallery (1979)
    2. Fantasy Annual III (ed. Terry Carr) (1981)
    3. Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural (ed. Bill Pronzini) (1981)
    4. Great Tales of Horror and the Supernatural (ed. Bill Pronzini) (1981)

    Cursed Expedition, The
    1. People, Places & Things (1960)

    Demension Warp, The
    1. People, Places & Things (1960)

    An Evening At God's
    1. Unpublished one-act play (1990)

    The Evaluation
    1. unfinished and unpublished

    For The Birds
    1. Bread Any Good Rooks Lately (1986)

    The 43rd Dream
    1. uncollected and unpublished.

    The Furnace
    1. Weekly Reader (2005)

    A note on "The Furnace": like the earlier works "Skybar" and "The Cat From Hell," this is a story fragment rather than an actual story. King wrote only the first two paragraphs, with the indication that readers will finish the tale. Unlike "The Cat From Hell" (but very much like "Skybar"), King intends to not "finish" this story himself.

    General, The
    1. Screamplays (ed. Richard Chizmar) (1997)

    Gingerbread Girl, The
    1. Esquire, July, 2007

    Glass Floor, The
    1. Starlight Mystery Stories, 1967 (fall)
    2. Weird Tales, 1990 (fall)

    1. unpublished

    Graduation Afternoon
    1. Postscripts, Issue 10; April, 2007

    Happy Stamps
    1. unpublished, written when King was 6

    Harvey's Dream
    1. The New Yorker, June 30, 2003

    Heroes For Hope Starring The X-Men
    1. Marvel Comic Book, first segment (illustration by Bernie Wrightson), 1985

    Hotel At The End Of The Road, The
    1. People, Plases & Things (1960)

    I Hate Mondays
    Note: In this short story, King and his son Owen are both characters.
    1. unpublished

    I Was A Teenage Graverobber
    1. Comics Review (1965)
    2. Stories of Suspense (as "In A Half-World Of Terror") (1966)

    I'm Falling
    1. People, Places & Things (1960)

    In A Half World Of Terror a.k.a. I Was A Teenage Graverobber
    1. Stories Of Suspense (1966)

    Jhonathan & The Witchs
    1. First Words (published 1993; written in 1956)

    1. Dave's Rag (King's brother's newsletter) (3 parts, over the winter of 1959-1960)
    2. Secret Windows (2000)

    1. unpublished and unfinished (mid-1980s)

    Killer, The
    1. Famous Monsters Of Filmland (published 1994; written earlier)

    King Family and the Wicked Witch, The a.k.a. The King Family and the Farting Cookie
    1. Flint Magazine (1978)

    Man With A Belly
    1. Cavalier (1978)
    2. Gent (1979)

    1. Tinhouse (2006)
    2. as a backup story in Blaze (2007)

    1. finished but unpublished

    Movie Show
    1. unpublished

    1. unfinished and unpublished

    1. Playboy (2007)

    Never Look Behind You
    1. People, Places & Things, Volume 1, with Chris Chesley (1960)

    The New Lieutenant's Rap
    1. pamphlet, published by Philtrum Press, as a gifts for attendees at King's 25th publishing anniversary party April 6th, 1999 (1999)
    2. Hearts in Atlantis (portion)

    Night Of The Tiger
    1. Fantasy And Science Fiction (February 1978)
    2. The Year's Best Horror Stories (ed. Gerald W. Page)(1979)
    3. The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (ed. Edward L. Ferman and Anne Jordan) (1988)
    4. Horrorstory, Volume Three (1992) (ed. Karl Edward Wagner and Gerald W. Page)

    The Old Dude's Ticker
    1. Necon 2000 Commemorative Volume (2000)

    Note: King credits this story as by him and Edgar Allen Poe.

    The Other Side Of The Fog
    1. People, Places & Things, Volume 1 (1960)

    1. unproduced short screenplay, originally to be used in Creepshow 2 (1986)

    The Plant

    This takes a bit of explanation. The Plant was King's original serial novel (okay, if you don't count "Dolan's Cadillac." Or The Gunslinger. But I digress.) The first three parts were sent out in lieu of Christmas cards in 1982, 1983, and 1985 (in '84, people got the Philtrum Press edition of The Eyes of the Dragon.) King dropped The Plant, unfinished, in '85, as he felt the plot was too similar to the film The Little Shop of Horrors.

    In 2000, King decided to ressurect The Plant as an e-book experiment, putting out one part per month over a series of months, for a cost of $1.00-$2.50 per download from his website. The first few parts merely copied the original (good for those who'd never read it) with editing, but the final parts really brough King readers something new and original.

    The Plant still isn't done. There were plans to ressurect the book in 2001 or 2002, but so far, no story. For an even more in-depth discussion of this curious book, check out my page on The Plant.

    No, this really shouldn't be on the short story page. I don't know why I keep it here. Maybe because it's still "Uncollected." Sue me.

    1. Part 1 [original], Philtrum Press chapbook (1982)
    2. Part 2 [original], Philtrum Press chapbook (1983)
    3. Part 3 [original], Philtrum Press chapbook (1985)
    4. Part 1, [new], Philtrum Press ebook (July 2000)
    5. Part 2, [new], Philtrum Press ebook (August 2000)
    6. Part 3, [new], Philtrum Press ebook (September 2000)
    7. Part 4, Philtrum Press ebook (October 2000)
    8. Part 5, Philtrum Press ebook (November 2000)
    9. Part 6, Philtrum Press ebook (December 2000)

    A Possible Fairy Tale
    1. The Paper (a special publication of Maine Campus) (May 8, 1970)

    Premium Harmony
    1. The New Yorker (November 9, 2009)

    The Reploids
    1. Night Visions 5 (ed. Douglas Winter)(1988)
    --> aka The Skin Trade (paperback)

    Rest Stop
    1. Esquire magazine (November 2003)

    The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson
    1. Rolling Stone magazine, in two parts (July 19th and August 2, 1984)
    2. Skeleton Crew, Scream/Press version only
    3. I Shudder at Your Touch (ed. Michelle Slung)(1991)

    Rush Call
    1. Dave's Rag (King's brother's newsletter) (1960)
    2. Secret Windows (2000)

    1. The Do-It-Yourself Bestseller - A Workbook (1982)

    Quick note about "Skybar": King wrote the beginning and end of this story, with the intention that respondants to The Do-It-Yourself-Bestseller would write the middle. King did something similar with "The Cat From Hell," but unlike that story, King has never "finished" this one.

    Slade (a serial Western parody)
    1.The Maine Campus (June-August 1970)

    Squad D
    1. never published, written for Dangerous Visions 3 (late 1970s)

    The Star Invaders
    1. published by King himself, Triad, Inc. And Gaslight Books (1964)

    Stationary Bike
    1. Borderlands 5 (anthology, ed. by Elizabeth E. Monteleone & Thomas F. Monteleone) (2004)

    The Stranger
    1. People, Places & Things (1960)

    The Thing At The Bottom Of The Well
    1. People, Places & Things (1960)

    The Things They Left Behind
    1. Transgressions (anthology, ed. by Ed McBain) (2005)

    1. He Is Legend: Celebrating Richard Matheson (2005) (w/Joe Hill)

    Time In a Glass That Ran (aka "Last of Here")
    1. unpublished A Very Tight Place
    1. unpublished (2007)

    1. Cavalier (May 1976)
    2. Nugget (April 1979)

    1. unpublished; read aloud by King at Eckard University (2006)
    2. Playboy (December 2006)


    The Dark Man
    1.Ubris (1969)
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    1. Salt Hill Journal (1994)
    2. Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished, ed. Rocky Wood et al (2006)

    Donovan's Brain
    1. Moth (1970)
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    The Hardcase Speaks
    1. Contraband #2 (1971)
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    Harrison State Park '68
    1. Ubris (1968)
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    Imaginary Places
    1. unpublished and uncollected

    In The Key Chords Of Dawn...
    1. Onan 1971
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    1. Moth (1970)
    2. The Devils Wine (anthology, ed. by Tom Piccirilli) (2004)

    Woman With Child
    1. Contraband #1 (1971)

    untitled ("She Has Gone to Sleep While...")
    1. Contaband #1 (1971)


    Note: Many thanks to Ed Nomura and Brian Freeman for this section. Right now, it's in no way formatted and looks - I know - horrendous. I'll be fixing this up and adding to it as I go. Enjoy!

    "71: Robert Marasco - Burnt Offerings" -- Horror: The 100 Best Books ed. by Stephen Jones and Kim Newman 1988

    "86 Was Just the Ticket" -- Boston Globe Oct 6, 1986

    "1984, a Bad Year If You Fear Friday the 13th" -- The New York Times Apr 12, 1984

    "Accident Recovery Update" -- The Official Stephen King Web Presence Jun 16, 1999, Jul 12, 1999, Sep 7, 1999

    "Alan D. Williams: An Appreciation" -- Locus Jul 1998

    "All-American Love Story" -- The Washington Post Bookworld Jul 6, 1986

    "Author's Note" -- Legends: Short Novels By the Masters of Modern Fantasy ed. by Robert Silverberg 1998

    "Author's Note" -- Masters of Darkness III ed. by Dennis Etchison 1991

    "Between Rock and a Soft Place" -- Playboy Jan 1982

    "Big Jim Thompson: An Appreciation" -- Now and On Earth (limited) 1986

    "Blood and Thunder in Concord" -- New York Times Book Review Sep 10, 1995

    "The Book Banners: Adventure In Censorship Is Stranger Than Fiction" -- Bangor Daily News Mar 20, 1992

    "Book in Progress" -- New York Times Nov 7, 1997

    "Books: Critic Critique" -- Adelina Jul 1980

    "Books: Love Those Long Novels" -- Adelina Nov 1980

    "Books: The Sixties Zone" -- Adelina Jun 1980

    "Books: Two for Terror" -- Adelina Aug 1980

    "The Camus of Crime" -- USA Today May 23, 1986

    "The Cannibal and the Cop" -- The Washington Post Bookworld Nov 1, 1981

    "Cat From Hell" -- Castle Rock Jun 1985

    "Clarifications" -- Sep 5, 2000

    "Curses!" -- Yankees Magazine Sep 1998 Vol 19, Issue 6

    "Dear Walden People" -- The Stephen King Companion ed. by George Beahm 1989 (rep. from Book Notes Aug 1983)

    "Diamonds are Forever" -- Life May 1994

    "Digging the Boogens" -- Twilight Zone Jul 1982

    "Dr. Seuss and the Two Faces of Fantasy" -- Fantasy Review #68

    "The Doll Who Ate His Mother by Ramsey Campbell" -- Whispers #11/12 Oct 1978 v"Don't Be Cruel" -- TV Guide Apr 30, 1983

    "The Dreaded X" -- Castle Rock Dec 86/Jan 1987

    "The Dreaded X" -- Gauntlet 1990

    "Dream Team: Just Another Horror Show" -- The New York Times Aug 9, 1992

    "Entering the Rock Zone, Or, How I Happened to Marry a Radio Station From Outer Space" -- Castle Rock Oct 1987

    "Ephen Stephen" -- Bangor Daily News Feb 13, 1985

    "'Ever Et Raw Meat' and Other Weird Questions" -- Twilight Zone Jan 1988

    "Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully - in Ten Minutes" -- The Writer Jul 1986

    "The Evil Dead: Why You Haven't Seen it Yet...and Why You Ought to" -- Twilight Zone Nov 1982

    "Famous First Words: Well Begun is Half Done" -- The New York Times Book Review Jun 2, 1985

    "The Fantastic Mr. Dahl" -- The Washington Post Book World Apr 10, 1994

    "Favorite Films" -- The Washington Post Jun 24, 1982

    "Fenway and the Great White Whale" -- All-Star Game 1999

    "Fie on Fantasy" -- Castle Rock Jan 1986

    "Fire & Ice Cream" -- Mademoiselle Nov 1985

    "Foreward" -- The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons 1993

    "Foreword" -- Scars by Richard Christian Matheson 1987

    "Foreword" -- Stalking the Nightmare by Harlan Ellison 1982

    "Foreword" -- Tales From the Nightside by Charles Grant 1981

    "Forget Hermon" -- Bangor Daily News Jun 22, 1983

    "The Fright Report" -- Oui Jan 1978

    "Fritz Leiber" -- Gummitch and Friends by Fritz Leiber (special edition) 1992

    "From the Desk of Stephen King" -- The Stephen King Library 1998

    "Gentle Readers (fr. Steve re: DK IV excerpt)" -- "Ghostmaster General" -- Castle Rock Oct 1985

    "Giant Skull and Crossbones for Maine Yankee" -- Bangor Daily News Sep 29, 1982

    "The Gospel According to John Irving" -- The Washington Post Bookworld May 5, 1989?

    "Hannibal the Cannibal" -- The New York Times Book Review Jun 13, 1999

    "Hello Mary Lou, Goodbye Rick" -- Spin Apr 1986

    "High School Horrors" -- Castle Rock Feb 1986

    "Horrors!" -- TV Guide Oct 30, 1982

    "The Horrors of '79" -- Rolling Stone Dec 1979-Jan 1980

    "Houston: So Normal It Was Weird" -- The New York Times Aug 23, 1992

    "How I Created Golden Years...and Spooked Dozens of TV Executives" -- Entertainment Weekly Aug 2, 1991

    "How I Got That Story" -- Time Dec 11, 2000

    "How Much Am I Hurting" -- Bangor Daily News Nov 1-2, 1986

    "How to Scare a Woman to Death" -- Murderess Ink ed. by Dilys Winn 1979

    "The Ideal, Genuine Writer: A Forenote" -- The Ideal, Genuine Man by Don Robertson 1987

    "Imagery and the Third Eye" -- The Writer Oct 1980

    "The Importance of Being Forry" -- Mr. Monster's Movie Gold by Forrest Ackerman 1981

    "In the Beginning..." -- The Writer Apr 1987

    "An Interview With Myself" -- Writer's Digest Jan 1979

    "Introduction" -- The Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural compiled by Bill Pronzini, Barry N. Malzberg, Martin H. Greenberg 1981

    "Introduction" -- The Blackboard Jungle by Evan Hunter 1984

    "Introduction" -- Crosscut Vol 6, 1998

    "Introduction" -- Frankenstein/Dracula/Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker and Robert Louis Stevenson 1978

    "Introduction" -- The Fuel of Tender Years by Joey Froehlich 1997

    "Introduction" -- The Fugitive Recaptured: The 30th Anniversary Companion to the Television Classic" -- by Ed Robertson 1993

    "Introduction" -- (plus Misery manuscript page) Lord John Signatures 1991

    "Introduction" -- Tales by Moonlight by Jessica Salmonson 1983

    "Introduction" -- When Michael Calls by John Farris 1981

    "Introduction, An" -- Sandman: World's End by Neil Gaiman 1995

    "Introduction for "'The Shapes of Midnight'" -- The Shapes of Midnight by Joseph Payne Brennan 1980

    "Introduction to the Marvel Edition of Frankenstein" -- Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    "The Irish King" -- New York Daily News Mar 16, 1984

    "The King Speaks" -- Twilight Zone Oct 1985

    "King Testifies" -- Fantasy Review May 1985

    "King Vs. Chalker, One Last Round" -- Fantasy Review May 1986

    "King's Garbage Truck" -- The Maine Campus Apr 16, 1970

    "King's Garbage Truck" -- Maine Fall 1989

    "Kitschin' a la King" -- Entertainment Weekly May 12, 1995

    "Leaf-Peepers" -- The New Yorker Dec 28, 1998-Jan 4, 1999

    "A Letter From Stephen King" -- Fantasy Review Jan 1984

    "Let's Scare Dick and Jane" -- The Washington Post Bookworld May 11, 1986

    "Letter From King" -- Aug 1998

    "Letter From King" -- May 1999

    "Lists That Matter" -- Castle Rock Feb 1986

    "Lists That Matter - Number 7" -- Castle Rock Aug 1985

    "Lists That Matter - Number 8" -- Castle Rock Sep 1985

    "Lists That Matter - No. 14" -- Castle Rock Oct 1985

    "A Look at the Red Sox on the Edge of '87" -- Bangor Daily News Mar 28-29, 1987

    "The Ludlum Attraction" -- The Washington Post Bookworld Mar 7, 1982

    "Memo from Stephen King" -- Rotten Rejections: A Literary Companion ed. by Andre Bernard 1990

    "Mentors" -- Rolling Stone Apr 15, 1982

    "My Favorite Movies" -- New York Post Sep 27, 1998

    "My Say" -- Publishers Weekly Dec 20, 1985

    "My Ten Favorite Fantasy-Horror Novels/My Ten Favorite Fantasy-Horror Short Stories or Novellas" -- How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy, & Science Fiction 1987

    "Nightmares in the Sky" -- 1988

    "Not Guilty" -- The New York Times Book Review Oct 24, 1976

    "No Cats: An Appreciation of Lawrence Block and Matthew Scudder" -- The Sins of the Fathers by Lawrence Block 1991

    "A Note from Stephen King" -- The Stephen King Library 1994

    "Notes on Horror" -- Quest Jun 1981

    "A Novelist's Perspective on Bangor" -- Black Magic and Music by Stephen King and Brad Terry Mar 27, 1983

    "Now You Take 'Bambi' or 'Snow White' - That's Scary" -- TV Guide Jun 13, 1981

    "On Impact" -- The New Yorker Jun 19/26, 2000

    "On J.K. Potter" -- Interzone Nov 1993; Horripilations: The Art of J.K. Potter by J.K. Potter 1993

    "On The Far Side" -- The Far Side Gallery 2 by Gary Larson 1986

    "On The Shining and Other Perpetrations" -- Whispers #17/18 Aug 1982

    "The Opera Ain't Over..." -- Bangor Daily News Oct 14, 1986

    "Payment for Stephen King's the Plant, Installment One Has Been Sent" -- email July 2000

    "Perfect Games - Shared Memories" -- Official World Series Souvenir Scorebook 1991 Fall Classic

    "Peter Straub: An Informal Appreciation" -- World Fantasy Convention 1982 Program Book

    "A Pilgrim's Progress" -- American Bookseller Jan 1980

    "The Plant: Getting A Little Goofy" -- Dec 4, 2000

    "The Politics of Limited Editions" -- Castle Rock Jun, Jul 1985

    "A Possible Fairy Tale" -- The Paper May 8, 1970

    "Postscript On the King/Bachman Connection" -- Bangor Daily News Mar 5, 1985

    "A Postscript to Overdrive" -- Castle Rock Feb 1987

    "A Profile of Robert Bloch" -- World Fantasy Convention Program Book 1983

    "Quitting Smoking: The Toughest Part Is Deciding To Try" -- Bangor Daily News Sep 15, 1981

    "Red Sox Fan Crows About Team, But May Have to Eat Chicken" -- Bangor Daily News May 17-18, 1986

    "Red Sox Head For Home: One Team's Baseball Psychology" -- Bangor Daily News Sep 12, 1990

    "The Reel Stephen King" -- Entertainment Weekly Dec 10, 1999

    "Regis Reprimandum" -- Fantasy Review Dec 1985

    "Rita Hayworth and the Darabont Redemption" -- The Shawshank Redemption: The Shooting Script by Frank Darabont 1996

    "Rockin' with the Remainders" -- Playboy Sep 1994

    "Ross Thomas Stirs the Pot" -- The Washington Post Bookworld Oct 16, 1983

    "A Satiric Punch" -- Time Oct 11, 1993

    "Say 'No' to the Enforcers" -- Castle Rock Aug 1986

    "Secrets, Lies, and "Bag of Bones" -- 1998

    "Shiver...Shake...Scream...and Wonder" -- Graven Images: The Best of Horror Fantasy and Science Fiction Film Art from the Collection of Ronald V. Borst ed Ronald V. Borst, Keith Burns, Leith Adams 1992

    "Silence of the Lambs" -- Washington Post Bookworld Nov 17, 1991

    "SK Clarifies Gardner Reference" -- Castle Rock May/Jun 1988

    "SK Criticized for Reference to Blacks" -- Castle Rock Mar 1988

    "Solving the Mystery of Bobby's Return to _Dallas_" -- TV Guide Aug 30, 1986

    "Someone Shouted J'accuse" -- The Summer Campus Jul 2, 1970

    "Son of Best Seller Stalks the Moors" -- The New York Times Book Review Jun 6, 1993

    "Special Make-Up Effects and the Writer" -- Bizarro by Tom Savini

    "The Spirit of Maine" -- Bangor Daily News May 16, 1997

    "stephen king" -- alt.books.stephen-king Oct 6, 1994

    "Stephen King" -- The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982

    "Stephen King" -- Dreamworks Summer 1981

    "Stephen King" -- A Gift From Maine by Maine's Foremost Artists and Writers and James Plummer's Sixth Grade Class 1983

    "Stephen King" -- GQ Jul 1984

    "Stephen King Comments On It" -- Castle Rock Jul 1986

    "Stephen King Comments On Fears That He's Unable To Write" -- Nov 2, 1999

    "Stephen King On Censorship" -- War of Words: The Censorship Debate by George W. Beahm 1993

    "Stephen King's Guilty Pleasures" -- Film Comment May/Jun 1981

    "Stephen King's 10 Favorite Horror Books or Short Stories" -- The Book of Lists 3

    "Stephen King's 10 Favorite Horror Books or Short Stories" -- The Book of Lists 3

    "Stephen's Comments" -- Dec 4, 2000

    "Steve's Comments" -- Jul 25, 2000

    "Steve's Comments" -- Jul 25, 2000

    "Steve's Comments" -- Jul 31, 2000

    "Steve's Comments" -- Aug 25, 2000

    "The Strange Case of the Westlake Stationary" -- Transylvania Station 1987

    "Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985)" -- The Washington Post Bookworld May 26, 1985

    "This Guy Is Really Scary!" -- Joe Bob Goes to the Drive-In by Joe Bob Briggs 1987

    "This UMaine Grad Happy to Give Something Back" -- Maine Books Online

    "Toothy Trauma" -- The Maine Campus Jan 7, 1971

    "Tough Talk and Tootsies, Just 25 Cents" -- USA Today May 23, 1986

    "The Triple Whammy" -- Castle Rock Nov 1987

    "The Ultimate Catalogue" -- Castle Rock Jun 1989

    "Violence On Television - Too Much, Or Too Little?" -- Bangor Daily News Jan 17, 1976

    "Visit With an Endangered Species" -- Playboy Jan 1982

    "A Warning From...Stephen King" -- Disney's Adventures Oct 1991

    "Warning! Warning! Hitch-hikers May Be Escaped Lunatics!" -- The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson; Midnight Graffiti Winter/Spring '97

    "Watch 'Witch' Again" -- Bangor Daily News Aug 11, 1999

    "What Is Stephen King Trying To Prove?" -- New York Times Magazine Sep 10, 2000

    "What Went Down When Magyk Went Up" -- The New York Times Book Review Feb 9, 1985

    "What's Scaring Stephen King" -- Omni Feb 1987

    "Whining About the Movies in Bangor: Take That, 'Top Gun'" -- Bangor Daily News Apr 9, 1987

    "Why I Am For Gary Hart" -- The New Republic Jun 4, 1984

    "Why I Choose Batman" -- Batman #400

    "Why I Wrote The Eyes of the Dragon" -- Castle Rock Feb 1987

    "Will We Close The Book On Books" -- Time Jun 19, 2000

    "Writing a First Novel Part IV" -- The Writer Jun 1975

    "You Gotta Put on the Gruesome Mask and Go Booga-Booga!" -- TV Guide Dec 5, 1981 untitled introduction for "The Wedding Gig" -- and "Murder-Two" -- by Joyce Carol Oates Master's Choice: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters that Inspired Them ed. by Lawrence Block 1999

    untitled introduction for "Merry-Go-Sorry" -- by Cary Holladay "Prize Stories 1999, the O. Henry Awards (Prize Stories 1999)" -- ed. by Larry Dark

    untitled introduction for "Before the Play" -- TV Guide April 26-May 2 1997

    untitled letter Locus Mar 1998

    untitled letter with ABA edition of Gerald's Game 1992

    untitled letter with reviewer's copies of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon 1999

    untitled letter Jun 7, 2000

    untitled letter Jun 14, 2000

    untitled letter Jul 11, 2000

    untitled liner notes "Michael McDermott" -- by Michael McDermott 1996

    untitled liner notes "Rekooperation" -- by Al Kooper 1994 untitled note to Trick-or-Treaters Bangor Daily News Oct 31, 1986

    Box 1012

    The contents of Box 1012, located in the Fogler Library in Orono Maine, follow.


    (C) Collected
    (UC) Uncollected, but published somewhere
    (UP) Unpublished

  • But Only Darkness Loves Me (written with Joe King, SK's son) (UP)
  • The Blue Air Compressor (UC)
  • The Boys of Summer (aka "Head Down.")(C)
  • The Cat From Hell (UC)
  • Chattery Teeth (C)
  • Crouch End (C)
  • C.V. (from On Writing) (C)
  • Dedication (C)
  • The Doctor's Case (C)
  • Dolan's Cadillac (C)
  • The End of the Whole Mess (C)
  • It Grows on You (early version) (UC)
  • History Lesson (UP)
  • Home Delivery (C)
  • The House on Maple Street (C)
  • The Ideal, Genuine Man (essay for the Don Robertson book of the same name) (C)
  • Imaginary Places (poem) (UP)
  • Loon Call (UP)
  • The Man in the Black Suit (C)
  • Mobius (UP)
  • The Moving Finger (C)
  • My Pretty Pony (C)
  • Nightmares in the Sky (C)
  • Night of the Tiger (UC)
  • Popsy (C)
  • The Revalations of 'Becka Paulson (C)
  • The Shepherd and His Flock (UP)
  • Sneakers (C)
  • Sorry, Right Number (C)
  • Squad D (UP)
  • Suffer the Little Children (C)
  • That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is In French (C)
  • Umney's Last Case (C)
  • The Way Station (C)
  • Will Be Necessary to Stop the Weeds (aka "The Weeds") (UC)