Marjorie Liu is an attorney and New York Times Bestselling author of over seventeen novels. Her comic book work includes Han Solo, Black Widow, X-23, and Astonishing X-Men, which was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for its "outstanding representation of the LGBT Community". Her current project is Monstress, a dark steampunk fantasy that Entertainment Weekly named the "Best New Original Series of 2015." Monstress won multiple Eisner awards in 2018 including Best Continuing Series and Best Writer. It received rave reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal and Neil Gaiman. Liu has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, MTV, and has been profiled on NPR's All Things Considered, the New Yorker Radio Hour, the Hollywood Reporter, and USA Today. She is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker, and teaches a course on comic book writing at MIT. She lives in Cambridge, MA.