Wilkie Collins entry: Overview screen.
WC's first identified published work, a short story titled "The Last Stage Coachman", appeared in the Illuminated Magazine
15 August 1860
The previously serialised volume edition of WC's extremely popular sensation novel The Woman in White
was published by Sampson Low
. It had reached its sixth edition by 1 November.
WC's final novel, Blind Love
, was published posthumously. With his health failing, Collins had arranged for it to be completed from his notes by Sir Walter Besant