Are you Jane Austen's biggest fan, have read everything she's published and are still hankering for more? Jane Austen scholar, Collins Hemingway, has got you covered. Join us for his presentation on Jane Austen works, and his own writing which engages with the art of storytelling, the rich history of Georgian-Regency England, the Napoleonic wars, and Jane Austen’s literature. This December is is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Persuasion, Jane Austen's last and most poignant novel about a woman’s second chance at love with a naval hero.
Collins Hemingway is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Phi Beta Kappa, with a major in English literature and a minor in science. He has a master’s degree in English literature from the University of Oregon, with concentrations in Eighteenth-Century literature, Renaissance literature, and modern literature. His own fiction is shaped by the language of the heart and an abiding regard for courage in the face of adversity. He is the author of The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen Volume I, Volume II and Volume III.