Marie Lu is an American author.
After graduating from the University of Southern California she jumped into the video game industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist.
She published her first novel Legend in 2011, and went on to write the Legend Trilogy, the books of which each won The New York Times best selling novel award and now may be getting made into a film.
Now a full-time writer, she spends her free time reading, drawing and playing video games.
She lives in Los Angeles with her huband and their three dogs.