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Louise Jane Wener (born 30 July 1966, Gants Hill, London) is an English writer and singer, formerly of the band Sleeper. Sleeper recorded three full length albums: 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 was published in June 2010 (ISBN 978-0091936518).
Total Books: 19
In addition to writing, she teaches novel-writing and poker courses, and has formed a new band, Huge Advance, with partner Andy (a fellow Sleeper member), although they currently only play in and around their residential suburb of Crouch End. Wener is a fan of London football club West Ham United.
In 2009, she performed as the character Panzee in the BBC children's programme, 'Zingzillas'.
She has a son and daughter and has written an article about motherhood for The Guardian in which she was highly critical of the writer Lionel Shriver's attitude toward the subject.