Love Letters Don't Have To Go To Mr DarcyThe New Orleans Jane Austen Literary Festival has been seeking to champion the art of letter writing during it's weekend-long event, which draws hundreds of Austen fans from far across the Gulf South to attend.
“Our main objective is to encourage the fine art of letter writing,” said festival co-founder and board member Richard Boyd.The winners of the letter-writing contest get to present their work at the festival. In previous years the winners have written about everything from the love of sweets to the love of a lifelong spouse. The aim was to reconnect people with pen and paper, who or what they addressed their words of adoration to was up to them!
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