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RJK1981
05-21-2012, 04:59 PM
Esquire will be publishing a new story from Stephen King and Joe Hill.

http://www.liljas-library.com/article.php?id=3134&ref=rss

TerryE
05-21-2012, 05:04 PM
Very cool!

Martin
05-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Great News!

Randy D. Rubin
05-22-2012, 07:47 AM
He's amassing enough stories now to fill a new collection. C'mon Stephen put them all together now.

TerryE
05-22-2012, 12:53 PM
It is getting close, but with Doctor Sleep already on the docket, it won't be until late 2013 at best.

Randy D. Rubin
05-22-2012, 03:08 PM
That sounds about right Terry.

Teriw
05-22-2012, 03:53 PM
Lilja has the esquire cover up now.

jhanic
05-22-2012, 04:43 PM
I just heard the story will be entitled "In the Tall Grass" and will be in two consecutive issues of Esquire.

John

Brian James Freeman
05-22-2012, 08:44 PM
He's amassing enough stories now to fill a new collection. C'mon Stephen put them all together now.

The official list of stories since the last collection, courtesy of Bev Vincent:

http://www.bevvincent.com/links/uncollected-stephen-king-short-stories/



“Throttle,” with Joe Hill, He Is Legend: Celebrating Richard Matheson, Gauntlet Press, Feb 2009.
“Ur,” available only through Amazon for Kindle, February 2009.
“Mortality,” Esquire, summer 2009.
“Premium Harmony,” The New Yorker, November 9, 2009.
“Herman Wouk is Still Alive,” The Atlantic, April 2011.
“Under the Weather,” bonus story in paperback edition of Full Dark, No Stars, May 2011.
“Mile 81,” eBook only novella from Scribner, September 1, 2011.
“The Little Green God of Agony,” A Book of Horrors, September 2011.
“The Dune,” Granta magazine’s Fall/Winter issue, October 27, 2011.
“In the Tall Grass” (with Joe Hill), Esquire. Part 1: June/July 2012; Part 2: August 2012.

srboone
05-22-2012, 08:47 PM
That's 10! Sounds like a new collection to me. So what's this new volume to be called and when will CD's S/L be released? :)

Teriw
05-22-2012, 09:43 PM
I'm thinking about picking up esquire and any magazines going forward. Not sure If I can't get it here. Couldn't find esquire in the grocery store anyway. Took a look thinking I'd come back at get it when its out. Maybe Walmart?

TerryE
05-23-2012, 03:00 AM
I don't think 10 stories is quite enough. "Sunset" was 13, and N. was a novella.

RJK1981
05-23-2012, 04:52 AM
There is also The Crate, which was in Shivers VI of course, but not in any of his anthologies.

Also, it seems Bev has a typo as I thought it was Morality, not Mortality, lol. That one was also included in the trade edition of Blockade Billy

Randy D. Rubin
05-23-2012, 11:51 AM
Three more and it should be enough for a collection. Come on Stephen, pump out three more, Maestro!

Brian James Freeman
05-23-2012, 12:07 PM
What I think is interesting is how quickly he's reaching the point where he could do another collection. I don't think he's published this many short stories in such a small window of time since the 70s and early 80s?

Brian

TerryE
05-23-2012, 12:55 PM
Well, he did say that editing the "Year's Best Short Story" collection a few years ago re-energized his interest in short stories. He's one of the many that are upset that the markets are dwindling and the short story form almost seems to be on its last legs, so I think he's doing what he can to help keep interest high.

jhanic
05-23-2012, 01:40 PM
I would also like to see his story "Weeds" (the basis for Creepshow's The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill"). It's only been published twice, both times in men's magazines. I don't think it's ever been published anywhere else.

John

Teriw
05-23-2012, 07:16 PM
If the crate was not in a collection then how did I manage to read it already?

Brian James Freeman
05-23-2012, 07:40 PM
If the crate was not in a collection then how did I manage to read it already?

I would assume in Shivers 6, unless you happen to own July 1979 issue of Gallery maybe?

Brian

Teriw
05-23-2012, 07:50 PM
Neither. Weird. I have eversions of alot of short stories but haven't read any of them yet. Maybe I just think I read it because I am remembering it from Creepshow? Its possible. I still keep thinking I have READ it though.

Martin
05-23-2012, 07:58 PM
Happy to say I have both!
I would assume in Shivers 6, unless you happen to own July 1979 issue of Gallery maybe?

Brian

jhanic
05-23-2012, 08:31 PM
The Crate was also collected in the Fantasy Annual 3 (1981) and The Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural (1981) and its multiple reprints.

Weeds has never been reprinted except for its two publications in Cavalier May 1976 and Nugget April 1979.

John

srboone
05-31-2012, 08:28 PM
In the Tall Grass has an interesting Part 1 set-up. Hill's comments in an interview about collaborating with his dad (page 32 of the Junes issue) gives me great hope for next installment: "We fucked it all up in Part 2." :D

Teriw
05-31-2012, 08:33 PM
U didn't wait for the second part? I'm a read it all at once kinda person. I'll be waiting for sure. Gotta get my hands on one asap though before the decent copies are gone.

Brian James Freeman
05-31-2012, 08:36 PM
Hill's comments in an interview about collaborating with his dad (page 32 of the Junes issue) gives me great hope for next installment: "We fucked it all up in Part 2." :D

HA!

srboone
05-31-2012, 08:43 PM
U didn't wait for the second part? I'm a read it all at once kinda person. I'll be waiting for sure. Gotta get my hands on one asap though before the decent copies are gone.

Well, Needful Things is going pretty slowly for me and I needed something quick to read. Only took 20 minutes and I won't mind rereading it again in three months.

bookworm 1
05-31-2012, 10:24 PM
I loved the monthly instalments of the green mile.The wait only inhanced the experience for me.So when I go pick up this magazine it will be just fine to wait for the next instalment.Unless I forget to get it.:o

srboone
05-31-2012, 10:37 PM
But it will be a 3-month wait...:(

Teriw
05-31-2012, 10:45 PM
Not really. its two months. Its June "Now"(Tomorrow) So you have to wait June/July. Its out the first of August...or if like this month about a week before that.

srboone
05-31-2012, 10:47 PM
It's still a while...

Teriw
05-31-2012, 11:39 PM
Yes, true. But I just knocked off a whole month for ya. Must seem a lil better. lol

jhanic
06-01-2012, 02:11 AM
I'm also the one who will wait for the entire story to be published. I picked up my copy of the June/July issue today.

John

rusty23
06-01-2012, 02:29 PM
Got mine from CVS yesterday. I will also wait until the entire story is published.

Lou Sytsma
06-01-2012, 08:37 PM
Read the first part. Great stuff!

bookworm 1
06-01-2012, 10:45 PM
How can I remember what was written in 3 months if I can't remember to pick it up when I go into the store?:confused: I had it on my list and still forgot it.

srboone
06-01-2012, 10:52 PM
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Martin
06-05-2012, 04:47 AM
Read part 1 today. Great read! I am looking forward to part 2.

peteOcha
06-05-2012, 07:48 AM
Darn, this totally screws me over! I'll be in the US in a few days so I'll be able to get the June issue, but I'll miss out on part two since I'll be coming back in 2-3 weeks.:(

Teriw
06-06-2012, 06:38 PM
got my copy! Coles didn't have it, they were all sold out. went to a corner store and found it. in Great shape. The first one the guy passed me wasnt when I asked where it was because I couldn't find it. He gave it to me then I walked around him to where they were and checked the last copy and it was perfect.

srboone
06-06-2012, 10:45 PM
Great to hear TEri! Glad you scored a copy.

Dave1442397
06-11-2012, 02:01 PM
I forgot about this...better see if I can still find a copy (or two).

frik51
06-13-2012, 03:28 PM
I never buy King's shorts when originally published in a magazine.
I always wait for the inevitable short story collection.

sk

bookworm 1
06-14-2012, 05:56 PM
Good idea as everytime I go to the store I forget to get a copy.So I think I will join you on the sidelines till the short story collection comes out.:D

peteOcha
06-14-2012, 06:22 PM
I never buy King's shorts when originally published in a magazine.
I always wait for the inevitable short story collection.

sk

Speaking of collections, I really could use a new one soon!:)

Xiabei
07-01-2012, 01:36 AM
Damn. I knew there would be a reason I should have renewed.

cdfan
07-08-2012, 08:43 PM
Picked up part 2 yesterday. I like how the front cover says "now it get weird."

srboone
07-08-2012, 09:17 PM
I thought Part 2 was in the August issue..

Teriw
07-08-2012, 09:20 PM
Supposed to be

srboone
07-08-2012, 09:30 PM
DAmn. Now I'll have to go out for it tonite.

cdfan
07-08-2012, 09:53 PM
yes it is the August issue (with Jeremy Renner on the cover), I was surprised myself to see it out already. Didn't even bother reading part 1 again before diving into part 2.

Teriw
07-08-2012, 09:54 PM
Yea I just checked the website. Its August but out already apparently. I dont understand that. I know the last one was early but it was only like a week. Its only July 8th. Oh well, I'll have to pick it up soon I guess.

jhanic
07-09-2012, 12:12 AM
I'll probably pick up my issue tomorrow.

John

Teriw
07-09-2012, 09:17 PM
I'm scared its gonna sell out but I plan on fixing my car this week (Go me!, well go extra money on my pay and GST credit anyway.) So I can't spend a cent until after that.

srboone
07-09-2012, 09:24 PM
Picked up two copies today. Can't wait to see how the fucked the story up!

Teriw
07-09-2012, 09:33 PM
Typo...THEY*. I didnt read the first half yet and I can't wait. Maybe ill read the first half then go stand in Big Ben's still and read the second.

srboone
07-09-2012, 09:50 PM
Have the store put one aside for you......

bookworm 1
07-09-2012, 10:01 PM
Guys Magazines are all way ahead from covver date to release date.It is the same with comics.Why I do not know.I can remember getting the October issue of Mad in the heat of summer as a kid.Only weekly magazines seem to follow any sort of make sence schedual.Next time you are in a book store or the super market check out the dates on some of the mags if you don't believe me.There has to be a horror or SF story in why this goes on maybe SK or even better Edward Lee could write one.

Teriw
07-09-2012, 10:19 PM
I think we will just believe you BW. Also squire, I dont know when I can pick it up so they wouldnt do that.

srboone
07-09-2012, 11:16 PM
Well, let me know if you need one.

Teriw
07-10-2012, 12:10 AM
I'm sure I'll find one assuming my care doesn't cost more than $700 to fix.

bookworm 1
07-10-2012, 01:52 AM
Care???Is that how you say car in Canada.:confused:

Martin
07-10-2012, 04:02 AM
Finished part two today. Part two had a much different feel to it then part one. Thoroughly enjoyed the story.

Teriw
07-10-2012, 07:54 PM
Shut up BW! Definitely a typo. lol. At least its not ca.

bookworm 1
07-10-2012, 08:56 PM
:o.I love my ca.
Shut up BW! Definitely a typo. lol. At least its not ca.

Teriw
07-10-2012, 09:50 PM
are you FROM NY/NJ? Do you actually say CA?

srboone
07-10-2012, 10:17 PM
I think that was a scatagorical remark. :rolleyes:

Teriw
07-10-2012, 10:23 PM
Well ya never know. He is in NY. Also, Google can't even tell me what that word means. Makes me feel better about having to google it in the first place. lol

srboone
07-10-2012, 10:56 PM
oops! I meant "scatological." :o

Teriw
07-10-2012, 11:32 PM
I still had to look it up. lol. Gotcha now though.

Teriw
07-10-2012, 11:34 PM
It's weird that google didn't come up with it either way. I typed almost gibberish one day while typing on my blackberry and still got the right results.

bookworm 1
07-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Having grandparents who lived in Mass. and being born there.I heard ca for car all the time.Groing up in a small NY town on the border of Canada and on the edge of Lake Champlain we said hows it going ay more then ca and ba.We also wore our touques in the winter not hats.Thanks Canada.:o
Well ya never know. He is in NY. Also, Google can't even tell me what that word means. Makes me feel better about having to google it in the first place. lol

srboone
07-11-2012, 11:07 PM
You're ALL full of ca-ca! :p

bookworm 1
07-11-2012, 11:58 PM
So what.:p
You're ALL full of ca-ca! :p

Teriw
07-12-2012, 03:23 PM
I didn't know what I toque was until I was like 15. Its always been a ski cap or stocking cap. Personally its just a hat no matter what kind it is. Eh on the other hand I'm sure I saw 40-50 times a day.lol.

bookworm 1
07-13-2012, 08:34 PM
Thats cool eh.:o
I didn't know what I toque was until I was like 15. Its always been a ski cap or stocking cap. Personally its just a hat no matter what kind it is. Eh on the other hand I'm sure I saw 40-50 times a day.lol.

Teriw
07-14-2012, 12:16 AM
I'm so happy you used it properly. lol. Its more of a question once you add the eh though. Like you want someone to agree with ya.

Lou Sytsma
12-25-2012, 11:28 PM
Lilja & I reviewed this in one of our podcasts. We both were underwhelmed with part 2.

srboone
12-26-2012, 03:16 AM
Funny thing is, I still have to read Part 2. :rolleyes:

Martin
12-26-2012, 06:16 AM
I really enjoyed it. Very different vibe than part 1.

Teriw
12-29-2012, 02:02 AM
Funny thing is, I still have to read Part 2. :rolleyes:

It doesn't get anywhere near good until the end. You have to finish it!!!!!!! Its disturbingly AWESOME!

Lou Sytsma
12-29-2012, 11:28 AM
I really enjoyed it. Very different vibe than part 1.
Yep, part of our problem with it. The two parts are very different tonally.

Martin
12-29-2012, 04:46 PM
I actually enjoyed the dramatic shift in the story.
Yep, part of our problem with it. The two parts are very different tonally.

srboone
01-01-2013, 06:04 AM
The shift didn't cause any problem for me. The second part was definitely more conventional than the first, but I read the whole as a sort -of sequel to "Children of the Corn".

Lou Sytsma
01-01-2013, 02:08 PM
The shift didn't cause any problem for me. The second part was definitely more conventional than the first, but I read the whole as a sort -of sequel to "Children of the Corn".

Me too - but was expecting the story to go somewhere new.