Liz Jensen (born 1959) is an English novelist.
Liz Jensen was born in Oxfordshire, the daughter of a Danish father and an Anglo-Moroccan mother. She first worked as a journalist in the Far East, and then for the BBC as a TV and Radio producer. She then worked as a sculptor in France, where she wrote her first novel, Egg Dancing (1995), returning to London to write Ark Baby (1998), The Paper Eater (2000), and War Crimes for the Home (2002)
Her novel The Ninth Life of Louis Drax was adapted into a movie, to be released September 2016.
She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2005.
- Egg Dancing (1995)
- Ark Baby (1997)
- Paper Eater (2000)
- War Crimes for the Home (2002)
- The Ninth Life of Louis Drax (2004)
- My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time: A Novel (2006)
- The Rapture (2009)
- The Uninvited (2012)
- "Liz Jensen". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 8 August 2010.
- "Gloucestershire Festivals - Anthony Minghella and Liz Jensen". BBC. 2004-10-23. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- "Royal Society of Literature All Fellows". Royal Society of Literature. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
- Liz Jensen's Home Page
- The secret of writing a novel, article written by Jensen in The Guardian
- Review of The Ninth Life of Louis Drax in The Independent
- Review of My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time in The Independent
- The Ninth Life of Louis Drax at Tin House Books ISBN 1-58234-457-4
- The Otherworlds of Liz Jensen: a Critical Reading, by Helen E. Mundler. Camden House, New York, 13th September 2016.