Shirley Jackson

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Shirley Jackson often said that the idea for “The Lottery,” the short story that shocked much of America when it appeared in The New Yorker on June 26, 1948, came to her while out doing errands one sunny June morning.

-Ruth Franklin, Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

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