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I delighted them long enough on the Saturday Morning Program! Thank you RNZ and lovely host Kim Hill for the opportunity to talk Jane Austen and roller derby.
What do you do before giving a conference keynote in New Zealand? Why, go bungy jumping with an intrepid colleague, of course! So glad to be here at the University of Otago for the Family Ties Conference, expertly co-organized by Dr. Thomas McLean and Dr. Ruth "Go Ahead and Jump" Knezevich.
Thanks ASU Now for featuring my Jane Austen research in a recent profile offering five things to know about the author.
Wink, wink. Is it okay for a celebrating Janeite to have a G&T at lunch? I'm thrilled to have the just-published cover story in this week's TLS: "Cutting-Edge Austen."
The three of us (Devoney Looser, Caitlin Kelly, and Melinda O’Connell) worked together to co-edit Jane West’s A Gossip’s Story, and A Legendary Tale (1796), a novel that has been described as a starting point, if not the inspiration, for Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility (1811). We had a chance to have a conversation about that process over on ABO Public. So grateful to our publisher and editor, Jay Jenkins, and Valancourt Books, as well as to Aphra Behn Online for the chance to talk about our faculty/graduate student/undergraduate student editorial collaboration.
So happy to share the proof cover for my book, The Making of Jane Austen, to be published in June from Johns Hopkins University Press and available for pre-order. I'll be tweeting out some fun Austen legacy content over the coming months on Twitter (@Making_Jane), Facebook (MakingJaneAusten) and Instagram (@MakingJaneAusten). I hope to see you there!
Prof. Devoney Looser (Known to a few as Stone Cold Jane Austen).