By Keith Rice 2 min read
One of the most famous short stories in American literature crafted by one of the twentieth century’s most influential suspense and horror writers, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” remains both
By Tobias Carroll 9 min read
Here’s a look at some of the best Shirley Jackson books, encompassing both her career as a writer and her lasting influence on the horror genre.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
You may know her from 'The Lottery,' but Shirley Jackson also regularly published stories in periodicals, drily hilarious accounts of a domestic life with her family.
By Kelsey Osgood 5 min read
We caught up with Franklin between spurts of inspiration to discuss the writing process for her 2016 biography of Shirley Jackson, biography as a genre, and Jackson herself.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Also this Friday, a look back at initial responses to Shirley Jackson's stunning story The Lottery, VICE's envelope pushing, and David Bowie's film retrospective.