Stephen King Receives National Medal of Arts

Stephen King and other winners were presented the National Medal of Arts at a White House awards ceremony today. The citation┬áread by President Obama, reports NPR, called┬áKing —

“One of the most popular and prolific writers of our time, Mr. King combines his remarkable storytelling with his sharp analysis of human nature. For decades, his works of horror, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy have terrified and delighted audiences around the world.”