The magazine of James Gillespie's High School for Girls
included five poems by Muriel Camberg (later MS), although it was not generally done to include more than one piece by the same girl.
The five poems by Muriel Camberg (later MS) already printed in her school magazine went on to appear in The Door of Youth
, a poetry anthology by Edinburgh
5 October 1961
MS published her sixth and best-known novel, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
, about an eccentric, inspiring, ultimately dangerous teacher at a girls' school.
By March 2004
MS's twenty-third and final novel, The Finishing School
, revolves round the relationship that develops between two novelists: a middle-aged creative writing teacher and his star pupil.
13 April 2006
MS died of cancer in hospital in Florence
at the age of eighty-eight.