Shirley Jackson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Shirley Jackson (Shirley Hardie Jackson)

Last Updated: 08 May, 2024 | Views: 321

Age: 48

Profession: Writer

Famous For: The Lottery

Higher Education: Syracuse University (BA)

Shirley Jackson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
14 Dec, 1916 (48 Years 07 Months 25 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
San Francisco

Birth Sign



Died on
08 Aug, 1965

Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Shirley Jackson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
Shirley Jackson was born in the year 1916. She was an American writer known for her gothic and horror fiction. Her most famous works include "The Lottery" and "The Haunting of Hill House." Jackson was also a prolific essayist and memoirist, exploring themes of domesticity, gender, and mental illness. She is considered a master of psychological suspense.

Shirley Jackson Career:
1948: Jackson published her short story "The Lottery" in The New Yorker, which generated controversy and became one of her most famous works.
1949: Jackson published her first novel, "The Road Through the Wall," a darkly humorous depiction of suburban life.
1951: Jackson published her second novel, "Hangsaman," which explores themes of identity and mental illness.
1959: Jackson published her most famous novel, "The Haunting of Hill House," a horror story about a group of people who spend the night in a haunted house.
1962: Jackson published her final novel, "We Have Always Lived in the Castle," a Gothic tale about a family living in isolation after a tragedy.

Shirley Jackson  books:
"The Haunting of Hill House"
"We Have Always Lived in the Castle"
"The Lottery and Other Stories"
"The Sundial"
"The Road Through the Wall"
"Life Among the Savages"
"Raising Demons"
"The Bird's Nest"
"Come Along With Me: Classic Short Stories and an Unfinished Novel"

Shirley Jackson award:
2021: "The Only Good Indians" by Stephen Graham Jones
2020: "True Story" by Kate Reed Petty
2018: "The Hole" by Hye-young Pyun, translated by Sora Kim-Russell
2017: "The Changeling" by Victor LaValle
2016: "Experimental Film" by Gemma Files
2015: "The Bone Clocks" by David Mitchell
2014: "Annihilation" by Jeff Vandermeer
2013: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn
2012: "Witches on the Road Tonight" by Sheri Holman
2011: "Waking the Moon" by Elizabeth Hand

Shirley Jackson  death:
1965: Jackson died of heart failure at the age of 48.


Shirley Jackson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 Kg
In Pounds 127 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Shirley Jackson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Leslie Jackson

Mother's Name
Geraldine Jackson

Stanley Edgar Hyman

Not Known

Not Known

Laurence Jackson Hyman, Barry Hyman

Sarah Hyman DeWitt, Joanne Hyman

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