| Marie Lu|
|Born|| Xiwei Lu|
July 11th, 1984
|Genres||Young-Adult Fiction, Dystopian Fiction|
|Notable works||Legend 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 the first book in The Young Elites trilogy.