Lurana Sheldon
Sheldon pic Lurana W. Sheldon ... was born at Hadlyine, Connecticut, and was educated for a physician in the Woman's Medical College, of this city. An attack of nervous prostration terminated her studies, and she subsequently turned her attention toward literature. She has written a great many short stories dealing with the tragic and occult, and there have been few weeks in the past three years that her humorous verses have not appeared in some of the large Sunday newspapers.

--The Penny Magazine, December 1896

Six months after publishing this biographical sketch, Penny Magazine also ran a short story by Sheldon, SAM STEBBINS' COURTSHIP,.

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