I have taken on the task of compiling a list of all of the known uncollected (in an SK anthology) short stories. Any corrections or contributions, please e-mail to brv@msc.com.

I'm not going to include those absolutely impossible things to get, like "People, Places and Things" which have never been legitimately published anywhere.

Uncollected SK stories -- Last updated September 9, 1996
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"The Glass Floor", Startling Mystery Stories, Fall of 1967. King's first professional sale.

"The Blue Air Compressor" -- originally published in the University of Maine literary magazine Onan, 1971, but more popularly available in its Heavy Metal magazine appearance. The text was revised for this July 1981 reprinting.

"Weeds" (seen as "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill" in Creepshow). Originally appeared in Cavailer in May of 1976. Later reprinted in Nugget magazine in April of 1979.

"Man with a Belly", Cavalier, December 1978 and Gent, Nov/Dec 1979.

"Night of the Tiger", Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1978. Reprinted later in More Tales of Unknown Horror (1979), The Year's Best Horror Stories (1979) and Chamber of Horrors (1984).

"The Crate" -- originally appeared in Gallery magazine in 1979 and later collected in The Arbor House Treasury of Horror and the Supernatural in 1981. King also wrote the introduction to that anthology.

"Before the Play", Whispers, 1982. This is a lengthy introductory section which was cut from "The Shining".

"The Reploids" -- appeared with "Dedication" and "The Sneakers" in Night Visions V, 1988, along with some excellent stories by George R.R. Martin and Dan Simmons.

"The Cat from Hell" -- Cavalier, June 1977 as part of a contest. Revised and republished in: Tales of Unknown Horror (1978), The Year's Best Fantasy (1979), Magicats! (1984) and New Bern Magazine (1984) and Twists of the Tale.

"The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson" -- first appeared in Rolling Stone magazine in the July 19/August 2, 1984 double issue. This one is an exception to the rule, as it HAS appeared in an SK collection, the Scream Press limited edition of "Skeleton Crew" and then was later extensively modified for a scene in "The Tommyknockers." Also appears in the collection "I Shudder at Your Touch".

"The Killer", Famous Monsters of Filmland #202, Spring '94

"Jhonathan and the Witches", from an anthology called First Words.

"Lunch at the Gotham Cafe" appears in a collection entitled "Dark Love" edited by Nancy Collings, Martin Greenberg and someone else. Published by Tor and released in hardcover in either late '95 or early 1996. The paperback should appear soon, if it hasn't already. The story won the 1995 Stoker Award in the novelette category.

"The Man in the Black Suit" appeared in the October 31, 1994 issue of The New Yorker magazine and is collected in the new edition of "The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror," edited by Datlow and Windling. It won the 1995 O. Henry Award and the 1995 World Fantasy Award.

"Blind Willie" appeared in an anthology, not widely available, entitled "Antaeus: The Final Volume". Can be purchased through Ecco Press for about $20.00. This is a very interesting story, unlike anything else of SK's I've ever read.

"The Luckey Quarter" appeared in a 1995 edition of The USA Weekend magazine. The Overlook Connection had some copies for sale recently -- I got mine directly from the publisher.
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Here are some low-profile appearances, most are difficult to find:

"For the Birds" in Bred Any Good Rooks Lately?, 1986. King contributed a 1-page story which had to end with a pun.

"Skybar" - a do-it-yourself story from 1982 with many authors contributing sections to the story. King's part amounted to five paragraphs.

"The Plant" -- published in three installments by King's own Philtrum Press and given out as Christmas gifts to friends. Very limited in numbers. Planned to be an epistolery novel, aborted when King decided it was getting to be too much like "Little Shop of Horrors".

Bev Vincent
Houston, TX