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Jessamyn West most published story writerYorba Linda Star July 20 1945 page 1
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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