Joseph Hillstrom King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. He has published two novels Heart Shaped Box and Horns and a collection of short stories entitled 20th Century Ghosts. He is also the author of the graphic novel series Locke & Key. Hill's parents are authors Stephen and Tabitha King.
Hill's first book, the limited edition collection 20th Century Ghosts, showcases fourteen of his short stories and won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection, together with the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection and Best Short Story for "Best New Horror".
At age 10, he appeared in the 1982 film Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, which co-starred and was written by his father.