Stephanie Barron, JASNA’s Carol Medine Moss Keynote Lecturer, writes the critically-acclaimed Jane Austen Mysteries. Jane and the Canterbury Tale, the eleventh book in the series, is forthcoming from Bantam in 2011. A graduate of Princeton and Stanford, where she studied history, Stephanie lives and works in Denver.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.