Happy 100th Birthday, Shirley Jackson!
Seven Pieces Celebrating a Spooky Century
Watch the Creepy 1969 Short Film Adaptation of “The Lottery”
Even if you know the story already, the film is unsettling on its own.
Shirley Jackson Wasn’t Really a Witch . . . Was She?
Jackson biographer Ruth Franklin on the writer’s relationship with magic.
The Haunting of Shirley Jackson
Why she chose to write about mad, lonely girls and big, sinister houses
Retracing Shirley Jackson’s Footsteps
A Pilgrimage to Bennington, Vermont.
“The Lottery” as Illustrated by Shirley Jackson’s Grandson
An excerpt from Miles Hyman’s graphic adaptation.
An Excerpt from Raising Demons
Shirley Jackson goes non-fiction.