Shirley (Jackson) Hyman

Shirley Hardie (Jackson) Hyman (1916 - 1965)

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Shirley Hardie Hyman formerly Jackson
Born in San Francisco, California, USAmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in North Bennington, Vermont, USAmap
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Biography

Shirley Hardie Jackson
Birth: December 14, 1916, San Francisco, California, U.S.
Death: August 8, 1965 (aged 48), North Bennington, Vermont, U.S.
Father: Barrington H Jackson
Mother: Evangeline F Bugbee
Occupation: Writer
Alma mater: Syracuse University
Genre: Horror, mystery
Spouse: Stanley Edgar Hyman
Marriage: 1940
Children: 4

Novels

  • The Road Through the Wall (1948)
  • Hangsaman (1951)
  • The Bird's Nest (1954)
  • The Sundial (1958)
  • The Haunting of Hill House (1959)
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle (1962)

Short fiction

Collections

  • The Lottery and Other Stories (Farrar, Straus, 1949)
  • The Magic of Shirley Jackson (ed. Stanley Edgar Hyman; Farrar, Straus, 1966)
  • Come Along with Me: Part of a Novel, Sixteen Stories, and Three Lectures (ed. Stanley Edgar Hyman; Viking, 1968)
  • Just an Ordinary Day (ed. Laurence & Sarah Hyman; Bantam, 1995)
  • Shirley Jackson: Novels & Stories (ed. Joyce Carol Oates; Library of America, 2010)
  • Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings (ed. Laurence & Sarah Hyman; Random House, 2015)
  • Dark Tales (Penguin, 2016)

Short stories

  • "About Two Nice People", Ladies' Home Journal, July 1951
  • "Account Closed", Good Housekeeping, April 1950
  • "After You, My Dear Alphonse", The New Yorker, January 1943
  • "Afternoon in Linen", The New Yorker, September 4, 1943
  • "All the Girls Were Dancing", Collier's, November 11, 1950
  • "All She Said Was Yes", Vogue, November 1, 1962
  • "Alone in a Den of Cubs", Woman's Day, December 1953
  • "Aunt Gertrude", Harper's, April 1954
  • "The Bakery", Peacock Alley, November 1944
  • "Birthday Party", Vogue, January 1, 1963
  • "The Box", Woman's Home Companion, November 1952
  • "Bulletin", The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1954
  • "The Bus", The Saturday Evening Post, March 27, 1965
  • "Call Me Ishmael", Spectre, Fall 1939
  • "A Cauliflower in Her Hair", Mademoiselle, December 1944
  • "Charles", Mademoiselle, July 1948
  • "The Clothespin Dolls", Woman's Day, March 1953
  • "Colloquy", The New Yorker, August 5, 1944
  • "Come Dance with Me in Ireland", The New Yorker, May 15, 1943
  • "Concerning … Tomorrow", Syracusan, March 1939
  • "The Daemon Lover ['The Phantom Lover']", Woman's Home Companion, February 1949
  • "Daughter, Come Home", Charm, May 1944
  • "Day of Glory", Woman's Day, February 1953
  • "Dinner for a Gentleman," Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, September 2016
  • "Don’t Tell Daddy", Woman's Home Companion, February 1954
  • "Every Boy Should Learn to Play the Trumpet", Woman's Home Companion, October 1956
  • "Family Magician", Woman's Home Companion, September 1949
  • "A Fine Old Firm", The New Yorker, March 4, 1944
  • "The First Car Is the Hardest", Harper's, February 1952
  • "The Friends", Charm, November 1953
  • "The Gift", Charm, December 1944
  • "A Great Voice Stilled", Playboy, March 1960
  • "Had We But World Enough", Spectre, Spring 1940
  • "Happy Birthday to Baby", Charm, November 1952
  • "Home", Ladies' Home Journal, August 1965
  • "The Homecoming", Charm, April 1945
  • "The House", Woman's Day, May 1952
  • "I Don't Kiss Strangers", Just an Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "Indians Live In Tents," Just An Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "An International Incident", The New Yorker, September 12, 1943
  • "I.O.U"., Just an Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "The Island", New Mexico Quarterly Review, 1950, vol. 3
  • "It Isn’t the Money", The New Yorker, August 25, 1945
  • "It's Only a Game", Harper's, May 1956
  • "Journey with a Lady", Harper's, July 1952
  • "Liaison a la Cockroach", Syracusan, April 1939
  • "Little Dog Lost", Charm, October 1943
  • "A Little Magic", Woman's Home Companion, January 1956
  • "Little Old Lady", Mademoiselle, September 1944
  • "The Lottery", The New Yorker, June 26, 1948
  • "Louisa, Please Come Home", Ladies' Home Journal, May 1960
  • "The Lovely Night", Collier's, April 8, 1950
  • "Lucky to Get Away", Woman's Day, August 1953
  • "The Man in the Woods", The New Yorker, April 28, 2014
  • "Men with Their Big Shoes", Yale Review, March 1947
  • "The Missing Girl", The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1957
  • "Monday Morning", Woman's Home Companion, November 1951
  • "The Most Wonderful Thing", Good Housekeeping, June 1952
  • "Mother Is a Fortune Hunter", Woman's Home Companion, May 1954
  • "Mrs. Melville Makes a Purchase", Charm, October 1951
  • "My Friend", Syracusan, December 1938
  • "My Life in Cats", Spectre, Summer 1940
  • "My Life with R.H. Macy", The New Republic, December 22, 1941
  • "My Son and the Bully", Good Housekeeping, October 1949
  • "Nice Day for a Baby", Woman's Home Companion, July 1952
  • "Night We All Had Grippe", Harper's, January 1952
  • "Nothing to Worry About", Charm, July 1953
  • "The Omen", The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1958
  • "On the House", The New Yorker, October 30, 1943
  • "One Last Chance to Call", McCall's, April 1956
  • "One Ordinary Day, With Peanuts", The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1955
  • "The Order of Charlotte's Going", Charm, July 1954
  • "Pillar of Salt", Mademoiselle, October 1948
  • "The Possibility of Evil", The Saturday Evening Post, December 18, 1965
  • "Queen of the May", McCall's, April 1955
  • "The Renegade", Harper's, November 1949
  • "Root of Evil", Fantastic, March–April 1953
  • "The Second Mrs. Ellenoy", Reader's Digest, July 1953
  • "Seven Types of Ambiguity", Story, 1943
  • "Shopping Trip", Woman's Home Companion, June 1953
  • "The Smoking Room", Just an Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "The Sneaker Crisis", Woman's Day, October 1956
  • "So Late on Sunday Morning", Woman's Home Companion, September 1953
  • "The Strangers", Collier's, May 10, 1952
  • "Strangers in Town", The Saturday Evening Post, May 30, 1959
  • "Summer Afternoon", Just an Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "The Summer People", Charm, 1950
  • "The Third Baby's the Easiest", Harper's, May 1949
  • "The Tooth", The Hudson Review, 1949, vol. 1, no. 4
  • "Trial by Combat", The New Yorker, December 16, 1944
  • "The Very Strange House Next Door", Just an Ordinary Day (Bantam, 1995)
  • "The Villager", The American Mercury, August 1944
  • "Visions of Sugarplums", Woman's Home Companion, December 1952
  • "When Things Get Dark", The New Yorker, December 30, 1944
  • "Whistler's Grandmother", The New Yorker, May 5, 1945
  • "The Wishing Dime", Good Housekeeping, September 1949
  • "Worldly Goods", Woman's Day, May 1953
  • "Y and I", Syracusan, October 1938
  • "Y and I and the Ouija Board", Syracusan, November 1938
  • "The Witch", 1949

Children's Works

  • The Witchcraft of Salem Village (1956)
  • The Bad Children: A Play in One Act for Bad Children (1959)
  • Nine Magic Wishes (1963)
  • Famous Sally (1966)

Memoirs

  • Life Among the Savages (1953)
  • Raising Demons (1957)

Sources

  • "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VL5Q-WCW : 27 November 2014), Shirley H Jackson, 14 Dec 1916; citing San Francisco, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento. Name: Shirley H Jackson: California Birth Index: Name: Shirley H Jackson; Event Type: Birth; Event Date: 14 Dec 1916; Event Place: San Francisco, California, United States; Gender: Female; Mother's Name: Bugber (sic)
  • Biography & Genealogy Master Index (BGMI): Name: Shirley Jackson [Hardie Jackson] Birth Year: 1916; Death Year: 1965; Has Photo: No; No; No; No; No; No; No; No; Yes; Source: Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 12: September, 1979-August, 1982. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1983. (BioIn 12) Notable American Women, The Modern Period. A biographical dictionary. Edited by Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green. Cambridge, England: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 1980. (NotAW MOD) The Oxford Companion to American Literature. Sixth edition. By James D. Hart. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. (OxCAmL 6) Reference Guide to American Literature. Third edition. Edited by Jim Kamp. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994. (RfGAmL 3) Reference Guide to American Literature. Fourth edition. Edited by Thomas Riggs. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000. (RfGAmL 4) Reference Guide to Short Fiction. First edition. Edited by Noelle Watson. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994. (RfGShF 1) Reference Guide to Short Fiction. Second edition. Edited by Thomas Riggs. Detroit: St. James Press, 1999. (RfGShF 2) St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost, & Gothic Writers. Edited by David Pringle. Detroit: St. James Press, 1998. (SJGHorW) World Authors. 1900-1950. Four volumes. Edited by Martin Seymour- Smith and Andrew C. Kimmens. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1996. (WorAu 1900) Biography contains portrait.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCN2-CH7 : accessed 24 October 2018), Shirley H Jackson in household of Leslie H Jackson, Burlingame, San Mateo, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 7, sheet 17B, line 70, family 468, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 216; FHL microfilm 2,339,951. Name: Shirley H Jackson; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 1930; Event Place: Burlingame, San Mateo, California, United States; Gender: Female; Age: 13; Marital Status: Single; Race: White; Race: White; Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter; Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter; Birth Year (Estimated): 1917; Birthplace: California; Father's Birthplace: England; Mother's Birthplace: California; Sheet Letter: B; Sheet Number: 17; Household: Leslie H Jackson, Role: Head, Sex: M, Age: 39, Birthplace: England; Geraldine M Jackson, Role: Wife, Sex: F, Age: 34, Birthplace: California; Shirley H Jackson, Role: Daughter, Sex: F, Age: 13, Birthplace: California; Barrington H Jackson, Role: Son, Sex: M, Age: 11, Birthplace: California; Evangeline F Bugbee, Role: Mother, Sex: F, Age: 59, Birthplace: California. Name: Shirley H Jackson: Daughter: United States Census, 1930. Birth: 1917, California; Residence: 1930, Burlingame, San Mateo, California, United States; Father: Leslie H Jackson; Mother: Geraldine M Jackson; Other: Barrington H Jackson, Evangeline F Bugbee
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current: Name: Shirley Jackson; Birth Date: 14 Dec 1916; Birth Place: California, United States of America; Death Date: 8 Aug 1965; Death Place: North Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, United States of America; Has Bio?: Y; URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8439
  • "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFRY-WWK : 6 December 2014), Shirley Hardie Jackson in entry for Sarah Geraldine Hyman, Birth, 30 Oct 1948, Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States; from "Vermont, Birth Records, 1909-2008," "Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008," "Vermont, Marriage Records, 1909-2008," and "Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908." Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Vital Records Office, Vermont Department of Health, Burlington and New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston. Name: Sarah Geraldine Hyman; Event Type: Birth; Event Date: 30 Oct 1948; Event Place: Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States; Gender: Female; Father's Name: Stanley Edgar Hyman; Mother's Name: Shirley Hardie Jackson. Name: Shirley Hardie Jackson: Mother; Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008; Spouse: Stanley Edgar Hyman; Child: Sarah Geraldine Hyman.
  • "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFRY-WWN : 6 December 2014), Shirley Hardie Jackson in entry for Joanne Leslie Hyman, Birth, 08 Nov 1945, Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States; from "Vermont, Birth Records, 1909-2008," "Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008," "Vermont, Marriage Records, 1909-2008," and "Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908." Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Vital Records Office, Vermont Department of Health, Burlington and New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston. Name: Joanne Leslie Hyman; Event Type: Birth; Event Date: 08 Nov 1945; Event Place: Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States; Gender: Female; Father's Name: Stanley Edgar Hyman; Mother's Name: Shirley Hardie Jackson


  • Also see:
Place sources here:
Shirley Jackson Bio Website
The Lottery
The Haunting of Hill House
Come Along with Me
We Have Always Lived in the Castle

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