Jane Austen News – Issue 16

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Harpist to Publish Jane’s Sheet Music      Fascinated by the music from the late 1700s and early 1800s, Malibu harpist Suzanne Guldimann has been busy compiling her ninth book of music for the Celtic harp, Music for the Netherfield Ball: Songs and Dances of Jane Austen’s Era, which will… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 16


Jane Austen News – Issue 15

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Results From Elle Magazine’s Super Fan Survey      Elle magazine recently conducted a “super fan survey” in which they asked people who who considered themselves to be massive Pride and Prejudice fans questions on everything from where they were when they first read the book, to which Mr… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 15


Jane Austen News – Issue 14

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Curtis Sittenfeld on Austen and Feminism      Curtis Sittenfeld, author of the latest release from the Austen Project – Eligible, which is a modern take on Austen’s well-loved Pride and Prejudice, said that she didn’t set out to explore Austen’s feminism or to write a feminist novel, yet… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 14


Jane Austen News – 13

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? A Mystery and A First Edition of Persuasion       An English teacher named Eleanor Capasso from Ayer-Shirley Regional High School in Massachusetts recently received a rather mysterious package. Opening the parcel Capasso found that the English department of the school had been sent what appears to be a… Read more about Jane Austen News – 13


Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries

Jessica Volz

Jane Austen Colouring Competition Entries – 2016 We were so impressed with the quality and imagination of the entries to our colouring competition that we felt we simply had to share a few of our favourites. Winner – Adult’s Category Jessica Volz  Winner – Children’s Category  Tia, Aged 9            … Read more about Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries


Jane Austen News – 12

A house to rival Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Reworked Pride and Prejudice Set To Top Summer Book Charts       In recent years, as part of a project that has paired six writers with Austen’s six novels and asked them to reimagine them for the twenty-first century, we’ve seen Alexander McCall Smith bring out Emma, Joanna… Read more about Jane Austen News – 12


The Journal of Eveline Helm, Part Three – Beau Nash

Beau Nash

The continuing diary of Eveline Helm. It’s 1797 and it’s her first visit to the Pump Rooms. Will she meet Beau Nash?


Jane Austen News – 11

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Lady Susan’s Little Black Book      Penguin launched their innovative Little Black Classics range in February last year, and have already sold more than 2.2 million titles from the range worldwide. Originally there were 80 to choose from (or collect), and Jane’s short story The Beautifull Cassandra was number… Read more about Jane Austen News – 11