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February 10, 2019 Meeting Canceled

Due to predicted weather conditions, the Region's meeting scheduled for Sunday, 10 Feb 2019 is canceled.

Please accept our apologies. The presentation by Jim Nagle will be rescheduled for a later date.

Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy cordially invites you to Pemberley…

Our Region's April 2019 Program, called "A Weekend House Party at Pemberley" is an exciting afternoon and evening program. Have you ever wondered what a country house party would have been like in Regency times? Here's your chance to spend a day finding out! Before Mr. Darcy met Elizabeth Bennett, he was the bachelor master of Pemberley, a beautiful Georgian estate. Details of the program are on this page, where you can register for the event using PayPal. There is also information about paying by check if you prefer.

Region Update — October 2018

You can find the October 2018 update for the Puget Sound Region here.

Jane Austen Essay Competition — Results Announced

To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, the Jane Austen Society of Puget Sound regional organization recently held an essay contest for high-school and university students. The regional members who love and enjoy Jane Austen's books were the audience for the essays. We wanted to know what the high school and higher level student finds compelling about Jane Austen's writings and were looking for original insights, captivating writing, a genuine voice and an essay of clear and correct writing. The winners have been chosen, and you can find the results on this page.

About Our Region

The Puget Sound Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) is located in the Puget Sound region of Western Washington.

We are a very active region, and meet six times each year at various locations to hear a program, to engage in polite conversation and partake of afternoon tea. Naturally, the subject of the meetings is always related to the life, times and works of Jane Austen.

Please click on the links on the left side of this page to learn more about who we are and what we offer. You can return to this page from anywhere in this site by clicking on the silhouette at the top left-hand corner of any page. Here are two PDF documents with more information about the Region.

Instructions For Using the Region Library

Region Librarian Loveday Conquest has provided updated instructions for borrowing books from the Region library. Please see the following documents.

If you have any questions, please send email directly to the

Last update: 7th February, 2019

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