L. M. Montgomery entry: Overview screen.
LMM began keeping a diary and started writing poetry at the age of nine.
8 April 1907
LMM received notice from L. C. Page Co.
of Boston that they wished to publish her novel for young adults entitled Anne of Green Gables
; it was out by June of the following year.
24 April 1942
LMM died in Toronto
, where she had lived, largely unhappily, for seven years In September 2008 her grand-daughter reported the family belief that she took her life by means of a drug overdose.