Juliet McMaster, JASNA’s 2010 North American Scholar, is the author of books on Austen and others, editori-llustrator of The Beautifull Cassandra, co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, and founder of the Juvenilia Press. She is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta. She is the author of Jane Austen on Love and Jane Austen the Novelist as well as books on Thackeray, Trollope, and Dickens.
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.