David Selwyn is the Editor of The Jane Austen Society Report and Newsletter. His books include Jane Austen and Leisure and The Poetry of Jane Austen and the Austen Family. He has composed numerous works including six operas. He teaches at Bristol Grammar School.
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.