University of Maine selects candidate a teacher of literature in the new position of the Professor – an expert on the works of “king of horror” Stephen king. According to GulfNews, the successful bidder promised a five-year contract with possibility of extension.

Thus in the University are going to emphasize your relationship with the most famous graduate of the University Stephen king. Funds for the project allocates charitable Foundation Harold Alfond.

King received a bachelor’s degree in Maine in 1970. His first novel, he published four years later. To date, on account of the writer of more than 50 novels, which are published with a total circulation of more than 350 million copies. Stephen king was awarded the medal of the National book Foundation for her contribution to American literature.

In early November, a graduate of the University of Maine will present in the walls of the Alma mater of his next creation. Date of presentation timed to the fiftieth anniversary of the day king became a student. In the announcement on the University’s website says that in a book called Hearts in Suspension will include articles by Stephen king, from student Newspapers, as well as his memories of the years of study.



The University of Maine has introduced a full-time unit – Professor-an expert on Stephen king 19.10.2016

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