Jane Espenson (born 14 July 1964) is an American Hugo-winning scriptwriter and television producer best known for her work on TV series produced by Joss Whedon and Ronald D. Moore, as well as other projects. She has worked alongside Whedon on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse, and Moore on Star Trek:Deep Space Nine, Battlestar Galactica and its spin-off Caprica. She has also worked on Gilmore Girls, The OC and is the co-creator of Warehouse 13. She won a Hugo Award for her Buffy episode Conversations with Dead People.

Espenson penned the sixth episode of the first season of Game of Thrones. She was unable to return for the second season due to working on Torchwood: Miracle Day as a senior writer and producer.

She joined the crew of the ABC series Once Upon a Time as a co-executive producer and writer for the first season in fall 2011. The show was renewed for a second season and she remains part of the staff, precluding further work on the third season of Game of Thrones.

Series credits


Season 1 

Season One credits
Winter Is Coming The Kingsroad Lord Snow Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things The Wolf and the Lion
A Golden Crown You Win or You Die The Pointy End Baelor Fire and Blood

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