A Novel Award

Two students, Elizabeth Harvey and Matthew Power have been awarded joint third prize in the Jane Austen Bi-Centenary novel opening competition run by the Jane Austen House Museum. The competition was open to students from Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. As well as alton College swooping these prizes, Runner up was Madeline Joint, also an Alton College student.

Elizabeth and Matthew received their prize when they were invited for tea in Jane Austen's garden. The awards were presented by Rebecca Smith, Writer in Residence at Jane Austen's House Museum

The winning entries can be found by following this link to the Jane Austen Blog