Devoney Looser, the 2021 JASNA AGM’s North American Scholar, is Regents Professor at ASU and the author or editor of nine books, including The Making of Jane Austen and The Daily Jane Austen. Her Great Courses lessons on Austen came out in 2021, and her next book, Sister Novelists: Jane and Anna Maria Porter, is due out in 2022.
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.