Amy Elizabeth Smith teaches writing and literature at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Her book, All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year Long Journey with Jane was published by Sourcebooks. Booklist called the book, “a fun twist on the fascination with all things Jane.”
Originally from western Pennsylvania, Amy has a degree in music from West Virginia University and a PhD in English from Penn State. A lifetime member of JASNA (The Jane Austen Society of North America), she has been publishing scholarly articles for years, but this is her first venture into travel writing. She is always plotting more trips.
Anyone who would like to see some Chilean cow graffiti from Smith’s travels can visit allroadsleadtoausten.com.