Eliza Kirkham Mathews entry: Overview screen.
5 August 1772
Eliza Kirkham Strong (later EKM) was born at Exeter
, one of at least four children.
Soon after 22 March 1801
EKM published anonymously with the Minerva Press
a remarkable, gothic-flavoured novel, the only one to be incontrovertibly ascribed to her: What Has Been: A Novel
25 May 1802
EKM died of tuberculosis in York
after painful weeks of spitting blood.