Marie Lu
Marie Lu
Born Xiwei Lu
July 11th, 1984
Beijing, China
Occupation Novelist, Screenwriter
Nationality American
Genres Young-Adult Fiction, Dystopian Fiction
Notable works Legend series
The Young Elites series

Marie Lu (born Xiwei Lu) is an American author, best known for her Legend series.


Lu was born in Beijing but later moved to Georgia in 1989 when she was five. Lu later attended the University of Southern California and interned at Disney Interactive Studios. Prior to writing the Legend trilogy, Lu worked as an art designer for the video game industry, and some of her art can be found on her DeviantArt page. Lu has completed writing the The Young Elites trilogy.


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