Become a Member

JASNA membership is open to everyone interested in the life and works of Jane Austen.  Your membership helps to cover the costs of meeting locations, speakers and also supports this website.

Benefits of membership include:

  • A subscription to JASNA News, the Society’s newsletter, which is published three times a year and includes news, feature articles, and book reviews;
  • Our annual journal, Persuasions, a leading source for Austen studies;
  • Membership in up to three of the 75+ regional groups in the United States and Canada, including the Pittsburgh  region;
  • An opt-in email subscription to JASNA’s monthly e-bulletin and other timely announcements;
  • An invitation to attend the Annual General Meeting, our “members-only” three-day conference held in a different North American city each year, featuring speakers, tours entertainment, banquet, and Regency Ball;
  • Advance notice of tours to England tailored for JASNA members.

To join, simply click the link below to access the JASNA National membership portal,  (where you can register with our region), and follow the directions from there:

JASNA Membership Portal