Stephen King is the author of more than fifty worldwide bestsellers, including, most recently, 11.22.63 and THE WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE, both No 1 in the Sunday Times bestseller list. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Stewart O'Nan's award-winning fiction includes Snow Angels, A Prayer for the Dying, Last Night at the Lobster, and Emily, Alone. His most recent novel, The Odds, was hailed by the Boston Globe as 'a gorgeous fable, a stunning meditation and a hope-filled Valentine.' Granta named him one of America's Best Young Novelists. He was born and raised and lives in Pittsburgh.