Jane Espenson (born July 14, 1964) is a television writer and producer. She has written for:
- Battlestar Galactica
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer (where she also served as Co-Executive Producer and Story Editor)
- Caprica (Co-Executive Producer)
- Game of Thrones
- Gilmore Girls
- The O.C.
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
- Torchwood: Miracle Day (Co-Executive Producer)
- Once Upon a Time (Consulting Producer)
- Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (Consulting Producer)
- Husbands, which she co-created with Brad Bell.
- The Nevers (also executive producer)
She's also written for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic books and several articles about writing.
She won the 2003 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form for her Buffy script "Conversations with Dead People" and the 2012 Hugo Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form (shared with David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman, George R. R. Martin, Tim Van Patten, Brian Kirk, Daniel Minahan and Alan Taylor) for Game of Thrones Season One.