Celebrating Shirley Jackson's Haunting Life & Legacy

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Shirley Jackson would have been 100 on December 14th.

In honor of Shirley Jackson’s 100th birthday on December 14th, Ruth Franklin, author of Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, discusses her work and literary legacy, along with Jackson’s grandson, Miles Hyman, an illustrator who recently published a graphic version of The Lottery. Jackson died when Hyman was young, but he grew up hearing stories about her constantly, and her legacy and work was a big part of his life and work as an artist.

Event: Miles Hyman and Ruth Franklin will be attending a celebration of Shirley Jackson's life on December 19th at the 92nd Street Y at 8 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit their website