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country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Lawrence University
occupation: novelist, comics writer, lawyer
Marjorie M. Liu (born 1979) is an American New York Times best-selling author and comic book writer. She is acclaimed for her horror fantasy comic Monstress which is an international favorite and of great critical acclaim. Her paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels include most notable The Hunter Kiss and Tiger Eye series. Her work for Marvel Comics include NYX, X-23, Dark Wolverine, and Astonishing X-Men. In 2015 Image Comics debuted her creator-owned series Monstress, for which she was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best New Series. In 2017 she won a Hugo Award for the first trade paperback collecting that series. In July 2018 she became the first woman in the 30-year history of the Eisner Awards to win the Eisner Award for Best Writer for her work on Monstress, though she shared the award with writer Tom King, who won for his work on other books.
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