“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.”
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, published 1814
Jane Austen Short Story Award 2014
Entry for this award is now closed. The exciting news, for the moment, is that the award has proved to be as popular as ever - attracting a significant number of entries from all over the world – so, it’s a big thank you to everyone who entered. A list of those who have made it through to the second stage of the competition – the ‘Long List’ – will be posted on this website on April 25th.
Our 2014 lecture programme begins on 3rd April with an evening talk by Dr Kerri Andrews on Ann Yearsley, the ‘Bristol Milkwoman’. This is followed on 15th May with an evening talk by Dr Christine Kenyon Jones on Byron and Jane Austen and their publisher, John Murray.