Louise Jane Wener (born 30 July 1966, Gants Hill, London) is an English writer and songwriter, formerly of the band Sleeper. Sleeper recorded three full lengthalbums: Smart, The It Girl, and Pleased to Meet You. After the band split in 1998 Wener began a writing career, and has written four novels: Goodnight Steve McQueen,The Big Blind (aka The Perfect Play) The Half Life of Stars and Worldwide Adventures In Love. Her autobiography, Different for Girls: My True-life Adventures in Pop (akaJust For One Day: Adventures in Britpop) was published in June 2010 (ISBN 978-0091936518).
In addition to writing, she teaches novel-writing and poker courses, and has formed a band, Huge Advance, with partner Andy (a fellow Sleeper member), although they only play in and around their residential suburb of Crouch End.