Coming soon: “Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer”

Lisa’s new book, Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer, to be published by Wyatt-MacKenzie in April 2015. This “speculative” biography for adults and sophisticated younger readers focuses on Austen’s childhood, her creative development, and how her formative experiences may well have influenced her mature work. It includes 20 illustrations specially commissioned for this book, a timeline of Austen’s key childhood events, and an overview of her life, legacy, and the era in which she lived.

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