Lectures in the United States and Canada. Writes his first play -
was not a success Vera, or the Nihilists
Lectures in Britain and Ireland.
. Writes his second unsuccessful play, The Duchess of Padua
Marries Constance Lloyd
His son, Cyril, is born
His son, Vyvyan, is born
Edits Woman's World magazine
1887 - 1889
Publishes The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Publishes several essays
1889 - 1890
Publishes two collections of short stories
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other Stories, and A House of Pomegranates. Publishes The Picture of Dorian Gray, his first and only novel. Begins his friendship with Lord Alfred Douglas – Bosie.
Writes two plays: Lady Windermere's Fan (great success) and Salome
Writes A Woman of No Importance
Writes The Importance of Being Earnest
Writes An ldeal Husband.
At the height of his theatrical success, he sues Bosie's father for libel, which leads to his own arrest for homosexual offenses. He is found guilty for the crime of sodomy and sentenced to two years of hard labor.
While in prison, he writes De Profundis
Writes his best known poem, The Ballad of Reading Gaol.