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A virtual discussion of The Haunting of Hill House


Monday, October 30, 2023 | 7:30 p.m. ET Online

Join us for a virtual discussion of The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson with Ruth Franklin and A Public Space editor Brigid Hughes on Monday, October 30, 2023. Register, and submit questions, at the link below.

Ruth Franklin

is the author of the book Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography, and was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2016. She is also the author of A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction (2011), which was a finalist for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Writing. Her criticism and essays appear in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Review of Books, Harper’s, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in biography, a Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library, a Leon Levy Fellowship in biography, and the Roger Shattuck Prize for Criticism. She teaches nonfiction writing in the MFA program at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Her biography of Anne Frank is forthcoming from the Yale Jewish Lives series.

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