Dr. Devoney Looser is the author or editor of nine books on literature by women, a Guggenheim Fellow, and an NEH Public Scholar. Her next book, Sister Novelists: Jane and Anna Maria Porter in the Age of Austen, will be published October 25, 2022 from Bloomsbury USA.
Her book The Making of Jane Austen (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017) was named a Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book (Nonfiction). She’s the editor of The Daily Jane Austen: A Year of Quotes (University of Chicago Press, 2019). Looser’s essays have appeared in The New York Times, TheWashington Post, The Atlantic, Salon, Slate, and the TLS. She’s written on professional issues for The Chronicle of Higher Educationand has been interviewed about Austen on CNN.
She teaches ASU undergraduate and graduate courses (in person and online) in British literature, the history of the novel, and women’s writings. She’s played roller derby as Stone Cold Jane Austen and serves as faculty adviser to the ASU Derby Devils. For further information, see Devoney Looser’s website or subscribe to her newsletter.