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Serenity Found: More Unauthorized Essays on Joss Whedon's Firefly Universe, edited by Jane Espenson

Flirting with Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-Lit Masterpiece, edited by Jennifer Crusie and including Jane Espenson's short story, "Georgiana"

Finding Serenity: Anti-Heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly, edited by Jane Espenson and Glenn Yeffeth

Jane in DVD

Jane in DVD

Now Available:
+Battlestar Galactica Season 3
+Dinosaurs Seasons 3 & 4
+Gilmore Girls Season 4
+Buffy: The Chosen Collection
+Tru Calling
+Angel: Limited Edition Collectors Set


Jane Espenson

Jane Espenson
Writer and Student of Linguistics

Jane Espenson grew up in Ames, Iowa where she watched too much television. At age 13 she attempted to write an episode of M*A*S*H. It didn't work out. She attended college at UC Berkeley, studying linguistics as an undergrad and graduate student. While in grad school she submitted spec episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and got her tiny foot wedged in the last open door of show business. After winning a spot in the Walt Disney writers' fellowship, she worked in sitcoms for a number years. Her first staff job at a drama was her job at Buffy the Vampire Slayer, followed by a year as Co-Executive Producer at Gilmore Girls, and brief stints as Co-Executive Producer of the cancelled FOX dramas Tru Calling and The Inside. She is currently Co-Executive Producer of the sitcom Jake in Progress, now airing on ABC on Monday nights.

She often tells people she has the best job in the world.


Ten things you didn't know about Jane
+She wears very bright colors. Most days, it hurts to look at her.
+She eats anything. The weirder the better.
+She went parasailing once. Whee!
+She loves convenience. If it's convenient, sign her up.
+She likes a nice eight or nine hours of sleep. It's healthy.
+She rarely drinks, but enjoys Malibu rum. It tastes like suntan lotion.
+She enjoys playing slot machines. Roulette is also fun.
+She is learning about Egyptian hieroglyphs.
+She likes reality television. Who does it hurt? Oh, right. Writers.
+She likes Starsky and Hutch. The original series. Check it out.

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