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close this bookJessamyn West Collection
View the documentJessamyn West McPherson Wins More Literary Laurels With Quaker Stories
Yorba Linda Star December 29 1944 page 3
View the documentJessamyn West most published story writer
Yorba Linda Star July 20 1945 page 1
View the documentJessamyn's first book out soon
Yorba Linda Star October 12 1945 page 1
View the documentJessamyn West's new book is among those offered at Yorba Linda Library
Yorba Linda Star November 23 1945 page 2
View the documentJessamyn West sells movie rights to book
Yorba Linda Star April 19 1946 page 3
View the document"Those Good Old Days" by One Who Can Really Tell It
by Jessamyn West McPherson,
Yorba Linda Star October 17 1947 page 1
View the documentJessamyn West Reminisces On Early Days in Yorba Linda
by March Butz,
Yorba Linda Star October 24 1957 page 3
View the documentFormer Residents Gain National Fame
Yorba Linda Star August 23 1967 page 2
View the documentJessamyn West is city's other famous resident
by Gisela Meier,
Yorba Linda Star January 6 1979 page 2
View the documentJessamyn West comments on Star's article about her
Yorba Linda Star January 27 1979 page 2
View the documentJessamyn West dies of stroke at age 81
Yorba Linda Star March 7 1984 page 5

Jessamyn West most published story writer

Yorba Linda Star July 20 1945 page 1   Open this page in a new window

Jessamyn West MacPherson of Napa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eldo R. West, who spent a considerable part of her girlhood in Yorba Linda when her father was superintendent of the Yorba Linda Water company, this month threw several additional hitches around the title of most widely published short story writer today in America.

She has stories in these magazines on sale this month on the newstands: Ladies Home Journal, Atlantic Monthly, American, Collier's for July 21. She has stories scheduled for early publication in the Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, Collier's Town and Country, Ladies Home Journal, American and Woman's Home Companion.

Her book, "The Friendly Persuasion," will be published by Harcourt, Brace in October. Her story, "The Singing Lesson," is being dramatized by the oldest and largest repertiore theatre in England.

Finally, two of her earlier stories are to be included this fall in two anthologies of short stories, she will again have a story in The Best American Short Stories of 1945, edited by Martha Foley, and another in the O. Henry Memorial Prize Stories.

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