Marie Lu (www.marielu.org) is the author of the New
York Times bestselling novels Legend,
Prodigy, and Champion. She graduated from the
University of Southern California and jumped into the video game
industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist.
Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing,
playing Assassin's Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives
in Los Angeles, California (see above: traffic), with one
boyfriend, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.