Sara Bowen, a member of JASNA’s Wisconsin Region, is a retired lawyer. She was co-coordinator of the 2005 JASNA Annual General Meeting in Milwaukee, Jane Austen’s Letters in Fact and Fiction, and is a former board member of both JASNA and the Angela Thirkell Society of North America. She has published in Persuasions and in Angela Thirkell Society publications.
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.