Shirley Hardie Jackson was an eclaimed writer known for her works “The Lottery” and “The Haunting of Hill House”. Known for these eerie scary stories, we must conclude Shirley’s life must have included eerie details too. A new Biography may detail Shirley Jackson’s Rather Haunted Life. This article details those events.
- Shirley Jackson was a fairly famous writer in her short lifetime. She wrote a number of novels, two of them best sellers, one nominated for the National Book Award.
- she wrote a short story for the New Yorker magazine which started conversations all over the country. The story was called “The Lottery.
- Reading those really gave me a sense, first of her range, but second also of the quality of life for women, especially creative women like Shirley Jackson, in the 1950 s and the strictures under which she had to live,” Franklin says.
“She wrote a number of novels, two of them best sellers, one nominated for the National Book Award; probably the most famous book was called The Haunting of Hill House, published in 1959.”