Katherine Mansfield Biography

Author (c. 1888–1923)
Writer Katherine Mansfield is best known for creating the story collections Bliss and The Garden Party.


Katherine Mansfield was born on October 14, 1888, in Wellington, New Zealand. After moving to England at age 19, Mansfield secured her reputation as a writer with the story collection Bliss (1920). She reached the height of her powers with her 1922 collection The Garden Party. Her last five years were shadowed by tuberculosis; she died from the disease on January 9, 1923, at the age of 34.

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