She published more short stories, including "The Lottery" in 1948. That same year, Jackson's first novel, The Road Through the Wall, was published, followed a year later by a collection of short stories, The Lottery, or, The Adventures of James Harris (1949). Two more children were born: Sarah in 1948 and Barry in 1951. Jackson died of a heart attack when she was 48.
"Shirley Jackson," in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 234: American Short-Story Writers Since World War II, Third Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Patrick Meanor, State University of New York College at Oneonta and Richard E. Lee, State University of New York College at Oneonta. The Gale Group, 2001, pp. 161-171.
The Road through the Wall (novel)1948, 2nd edition, 1973, published as The Other Side of the Street, 1956, reprinted under original title, 1976.
The Lottery; or, The Adventures of James Harris (short stories), 1949.
Life among the Savages (semiautobiographical essays), 1953.