Special guest announcement: Author Uzma Jalaluddin

The Jane Austen Summer Program is pleased to announce that Uzma Jalaluddin, author of the novel “Ayesha at Last,” is scheduled to speak at our symposium in June. “Ayesha at Last” — due out June 9 (Berkley) — sets “Pride and Prejudice” in a Muslim community in modern-day Toronto. Read more about Jalaluddin’s novel and other modern retellings here.

Jalaluddin joins Soniah Kamal on our lineup of speakers. Read our Q&A with Kamal here. And watch this space for a Q&A with Jalaluddin in the coming weeks!

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About Jennifer Abella

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Follow her on Twitter: @nextjen.

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