American novelist who has become a renowned voice in the world of horror fiction with works like 2010's Horns and 2016's The Fireman. He is also the author of the comic book series Locke & Key.
He appeared in the 1982 film Creepshow when he was 9 years old. He chose the pen name Joe Hill out of a desire to succeed without using his father's last name.
His debut novel Heart-Shaped Box earned him the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel.
He is the son of authors Owen King is also a writer.
His novel Horns was adapted into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe.