11 Spine-Chilling Authors to Read if You Love Shirley Jackson

The Haunting of Hill House author inspired a wave of incredible writers.

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Susan Scarf Merrell

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Shirley: A Novel

By Susan Scarf Merrell

Elizabeth Hand

Wylding Hall

Wylding Hall

By Elizabeth Hand

Joyce Carol Oates

Dis Mem Ber

Dis Mem Ber

By Joyce Carol Oates

Sarah Rayne

Property of a Lady

Property of a Lady

By Sarah Rayne

Jeanette Winterson

The Daylight Gate

The Daylight Gate

By Jeanette Winterson

Margaret Oliphant

A Beleaguered City and Other Tales of the Seen and the Unseen

A Beleaguered City and Other Tales of the Seen and the Unseen

By Margaret Oliphant

Ann Arensberg

Incubus

Incubus

By Ann Arensberg

James P. Blaylock

All the Bells on Earth

All the Bells on Earth

By James P. Blaylock

Sarah Waters

authors like shirley jackson

Affinity

By Sarah Waters

Helen Oyeyemi

authors like shirley jackson

White is for Witching

By Helen Oyeyemi

Ruth Ware

authors like shirley jackson

The Turn of the Key

By Ruth Ware