British (New Zealand-born) short story author.
1888 - Born on the 14th of October in Wellington, New Zealand.
1898-1899 - Published stories appeared in the High School Reporter and the Wellington Girls' High School magazine.
1902 - She moved to London where she attended Queen's College, London.
1909 - Katherine suffered a miscarriage that possibly brought on by lifting her trunk off the top of a wardrobe.
1911 - wrote collections "In a German Pension" 1911, "Prelude" 1918, "Something Childish" 1924
1918 - Mansfield began writing the works she would become best known for "Miss Brill," the bittersweet story of a fragile woman living an ephemeral life.
1922 - Published The Garden Party.
1923 - Died on the 9th of January because of a fatal pulmonary hemorrhage and was buried in a cemetery in the Fontainebleau District in the town of Avon.
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