Marie Lu, recent author of_ Skyhunter_, is the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of the Legend series, the Young Elites _trilogy, _Batman: Nightwalker, the_ Warcross series, and _The Kingdom of Back. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry, where she worked as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare hours reading, drawing, and playing games. She lives in Los Angeles with her illustrator/author husband, Primo Gallanosa, and their son. Follow her on Twitter @marie_lu, or on Instagram @marieluthewriter.