Box Hill on an Island
"To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment." Members ofRead more.
One Day, Three Perspectives: Emma Through Time’s Looking Glass
On a day that finally felt like spring—for a little while at least—JASNA-NY members gathered to celebrate the legacy ofRead more.
JASNA-NY Celebrates a Festive Jane Austen Birthday Tea
On December 16, 2017, Janeites had the pleasure of gathering for our annual birthday meeting at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian ChurchRead more.
New Book Explores Authors and Female Friendships
Female friendships, especially the friendships between female writers can, according to cultural myth, be fraught. When success and respect areRead more.
Juvenilia’s Book Crawl
JASNA-NY's Juvenilia group enjoyed a busy summer full of bookish activities. The annual "trip to Lyme," also known as LongRead more.
Books + Jane = Brooklyn Book Festival
Literature lovers flocked to Brooklyn on Sunday, September 17 for the annual Brooklyn Book Festival, and JASNA-NY was in theRead more.
Jane Austen in Paradise: Celebrating Austen’s Legacy at the 2017 AGM
For three sun-soaked days within footsteps of the Pacific Ocean, Janeites gathered in Huntington Beach, California, to honor the legacyRead more.
Courting with Mr. Darcy
The realities and challenges of finding a mate in Jane Austen’s time were the captivating topics of JASNA-NY’s fall meeting,Read more.
JASNA-NY Visits Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s “Pride and Prejudice”
June 10 was quite a magical evening as our JASNA-NY Metro group boarded a bus from Manhattan and journeyed to Garrison,Read more.
Spies and Spas in Saratoga: JASNA-NY Takes to the Road
Chaucer recognized the value and beauty of April in his Canterbury Tales, and JASNA-NY took his advice and traveled thisRead more.