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||December 14, 1916
San Francisco, California
||August 8, 1965
North Bennington, Vermont
The late Shirley Jackson is the author of the classic short story, "The Lottery," a dark, unforgettable tale of the unthinking and murderous customs of a small New England town. She is also the author of several American Gothic novels, such as We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Haunting of Hill House. Her atmospheric stories explore themes of psychological turmoil, isolation, and the inequity of fate.
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- This Week in Fiction: Shirley Jackson : The New Yorker
An interview with Shirley Jackson's son, Laurence Jackson Hyman.
- Stuck-in-a-Book's Weekend Miscellany: Shirley Jackson Special!
The book - it was via Claire/Paperback Reader's Facebook page that I discovered the obscure Shirley Jackson novels I'd hankered after were - gasp - soon to be reprinted by Penguin! So, Hangsaman, The Sundial, and The ...
- The Shirley Jackson Lottery Letters : The New Yorker
Shirley Jackson's short story led to the most mail the magazine had ever received in response to a work of fiction?
- The New Yorker: ?Paranoia? by Shirley Jackson | Clifford Garstang
I wish I could be more enthusiastic about this previously unpublished Shirley Jackson story, and maybe I would have been back when it was written, but now it feels as though we've seen this before. The main character leaves ...
- Announcing the 2012 Shirley Jackson Award Winners | Tor.com
Announcing the 2012 Shirley Jackson Award Winners. Tor.com. Shirley Jackson Awards 2012 Brian Evenson Karen Russell Victor LaValle Readercon Killy Link Ray Bradbury. In honor of the famed author of The Haunting of ...
- Shirley Jackson: ?Paranoia? Array The Mookse and the Gripes
Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week's story is available only for subscribers). Shirley Jackson's ?Paranoia? was originally published in the August 5, 2013 issue of The New Yorker.
- Shirley Jackson's ?The Lottery? ? it wasn't as easy as she claimed ...
We missed June 27, the official day Shirley Jackson's ?The Lottery? takes place. It's a counterpart to Bloomsday earlier in the month, on June 16. You know the story: In a small-time American town, citizens gather every year to ...
- Shirley Jackson Award Winners - Geek Magazine
Back in May, we reported on the nominees of the annual Shirley Jackson awards, which are presented annually every July at ReaderCon. The winners for the 20.
- A New Gem from Shirley Jackson - Short Stories - About.com
How delightful to pick up a recent New Yorker and discover a brand new story by Shirley Jackson. Jackson -- best known for her story "The Lottery" -- died in 1965, but her children combed through her papers in the Library of ...
- WINNERS: 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards - SF Signal
WINNERS: 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards. By John DeNardo | Monday, July 15th, 2013 at 12:25 am. The winners of the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards were announced at Readercon 24: NOVEL: Edge by Koji Suzuki (Vertical, Inc.) NOVELLA: ...
- Elliot's Reading: Shirley Jackson - Paranoia
Shirley Jackson posthumously discovered story Paranoia in current New Yorker is a great example of her strengths and weaknesses as a writer. As noted in my earlier posts about her collected stories she is great at ...
- Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson | Del Rey ...
Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson - Home of SF and fantasy publishers Del Rey and Spectra, with the latest news on our authors and books, plus exclusive content and ebooks.
- Shirley Jackson: Witchcraft, madness, and the uncanny dangers of ...
From a long and uncommonly engrossing essay by Victoria Best at Open Letters Monthly about the relationship between life, art, madness, and the occult in the work and person of Shirley Jackson: She believed [writing] had a ...
- We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Ooh, Shirley Jackson. This is some creepy shiz. SO, my experience with Shirley Jackson's work, up until recently, was confined to my reading of "The Lottery" (the one story) in high school and college. Psst, you can read an ...
- RA for All: Horror: Shirley Jackson Awards Announced
The 2012 Shirley Jackson awards were announced on Sunday. Click here for details or see below. For the record, these are my favorite genre awards because, they are not based on a genre rather the genre defying ...