Welcome to the South Central Texas Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America

“I can listen no longer in silence. I must speak to you by such means as are within my reach. You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope…”

― excerpt from Jane Austen’s, Persuasion

Austen in the News

Deirdre Le Faye, meticulous independent scholar of Jane Austen’s life and family – obituary

Austen’s family home in Bath available on Airbnb

The Consolations of Jane Austen
a book review of Austen Years: A Memoir in 5 Novels, by Rachel Cohen