Lori Lansens

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Lori Lansens is a Canadian novelist and screenwriter. She was a successful screenwriter, whose credits included the films South of Wawa, Wolf Girl and Marine Life, before publishing her first novel Rush Home Road in 2002.

Lansens' follow-up novel, The Girls, was featured as a book-club pick by the Richard & Judy Show in the UK, selling over 400,000 copies. The book received recognition as a 2007 Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association.[1]

She followed up with The Wife's Tale in 2012, and The Mountain Story in 2015.[2]

Born and raised in Chatham, Ontario, Lansens now makes her home in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.



  1. ^ American Library Association (2007). "2007 Best Books for Young Adults". Archived from the original on 2011-02-13. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ "The Mountain Story: A Novel". Simon and Schuster. Retrieved 4 May 2015. 

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