Woman at podium speaking.

Danielle Lucio reading her award winning essay at the JASNA-SW meeting at Chapman University in April 2013.

Congratulations are in order to Danielle Lucio!

Lucio is currently enrolled in the
MA English program
Wilkinson College
and was just awarded 2nd Place (in the Graduate Division) in the 2013
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA
) Essay Contest.

“I’m am beyond excited,” said Lucio. ” You (
Dr. Lynda Hall
) were such an amazing adviser and mentor, and I know I couldn’t have done it without you.”

This year’s essay contest topic was, “
Pride and Prejudice
. . . Timeless”. Click here to read Lucio’s winning essay,
Punctual to his Time: An Examination of Mr. Collins and Time in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

Lucio will also receive a $500 scholarship and registration and lodging to the 2014 JASNA conference.

Click here for a list of all the winners.