John Rogers teaches writing and nineteenth-century British literature at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. In his spare time, he tends his garden, plays tennis, and travels. He, his wife Susan, who is a watercolor painter, and their cat live quietly in a log house at the foot of a mountain.
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.