Hi, I’m Stephen King. [laughter] You know, it’s a long, long way from Newburgh, N.Y., where I grew up – which was recently voted the sixth most violent small town in America – to this stage. We’ve all made our journeys, and mine has been a wild one.
Some people would say, to some extent rightly, that “publishing” and “innovation” don’t belong in the same sentence. And that’s what I think makes this award so interesting and so vital -- in spite of the fact that I’m getting it tonight. MORE