The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. Join us in celebrating her life and works.
Entry Deadline: June 1, 2023
Our annual student writing competition is underway, with cash scholarships to be awarded in three divisions. This year’s essay topic is "Marriages and Proposals," inspired by our AGM theme, Pride and Prejudice.
JASNA members share their expertise in short videos that shine a light on aspects of life in Jane Austen's world.
October 17, 2022
It's a wrap! JASNA's Southwest Region announced the winners of its sixth annual Young Filmmakers Contest in an awards event held during the 2022 JASNA AGM.
October 12, 2022
The winning entries in JASNA’s 2022 Essay Contest have been published online, and we invite you to read the outstanding essays submitted by the students who received top honors.
April 29, 2022
We're pleased to announce the launch of JASNA's new Jane Austen Book Box Program for schools and community groups in the U.S. and Canada!
JASNA Members on Jane Austen
Why does Jane Austen inspire legions of admirers? JASNA members offer their thoughts in this video.
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Pride and Prejudice