Laurence Jackson Hyman is Shirley Jackson's eldest son. He is a writer and editor. He co-edited Shirley Jackson's "Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings" with his sister, Sarah Hyman DeWitt.
In addition to her haunting short stories and novels, Shirley Jackson also wrote comic essays about her struggles to balance her writing career with family life. Her children Laurence Jackson Hyman and Sarah Hyman DeWitt have assembled a collection of that writing called "Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings."
Laurence Jackson Hyman, son of the famed horror author Shirley Jackson, recommends her 1962 classic tale for its scares, suspense, and strangeness.