Welcome to JASNA Dayton

JASNA Dayton is the regional branch of the Jane Austen Society of North America, a non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. Founded in 1985, the Greater Dayton region welcomes members of all ages and from all walks of life who share a love of Miss Austen's work.

What's New? (Updated March 22, 2018)

There is now a Reading Group in Columbus! Welcome. They will be holding a meeting to work out details about the Reading Group on Sunday, April 22nd. Check out our News Page for more details.

There is a student essay contest hosted by JASNA National. If you are, or you know, a high school, college, or graduate student, go check it out! See our News Page for more information.

JASNA Dayton will be at the Ohioana Book Festival! Come spend a wonderful, book-filled day with us (see the Events Page for more details).

Photos from our Twelfth Night Ball and our March Baking demonstration with Rose from Central Perc are now up on the Gallery Page.

Other recent updates

The newsletter from February is available now on the Newsletter Page.

Thanks for visiting!