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Marjorie M. Liu

Marjorie M. Liu attended Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin for her undergraduate studies, majoring in East Asian Languages and Cultures, with a minor in Biomedical Ethics. She then attended law school at the University of Wisconsin. For more than 15 years, Marjorie studied and traveled throughout Asia, working briefly at the US Embassy in Beijing, China, and in 2004 she gave up practicing law to become a full-time writer.

Her paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels have made her a New York Times Bestselling author, and she also writes for Marvel Comics, including the X-Men spin-off NYX, Daken: Dark Wolverine (with Daniel Way), Black Widow, and X-23. She is the current writer of Astonishing X-Men, which received national media attention last year for featuring the gay wedding of X-Man Northstar and his boyfriend, and was also nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for its 'outstanding representation of the LGBT Community'. Marjorie divides her time between Boston, Indiana, and Beijing, China.

Appearing in:

Friday 23 Aug 2013 at 02.00 pm

Masterclass: Speculative Fiction

A master of speculative fiction, Marjorie M. Liu is a New York Times best-selling author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels. In this insightful masterclass, Marjorie will share her techniques and approaches to creating worlds, creating structure and compelling narratives, writing characters people care about, and tips to writing series.

Marjorie M. Liu

Venue: The Wheeler Centre - Workshop space
Code: 6202
Price: $140/120.00

Saturday 24 Aug 2013 at 11.30 am

Inside X-Men

New York Times best-selling author Marjorie M. Liu is no stranger to fantasy and the paranormal; she even knows a few things about superheroes. Marjorie speaks with Joe Morris from Non-Canonical Comics Podcast about her work with Marvel Comics and the supernatural world of X-Men.

This is an AUSLAN interpreted event. Please contact the box office on 9999 1199 to purchase AUSLAN tickets.

Marjorie M. Liu, Joe Morris

Venue: NGV Theatrette at Ian Potter Centre:NGV Australia
Code: 6302
Price: $21.50/19.50

Sunday 25 Aug 2013 at 04.00 pm

Modern Love

Romance has always been a hot genre (excuse the pun) but erotica is increasingly crossing over into the mainstream. Join New York Times best-selling paranormal romance author Marjorie M Liu and editor of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books blog Sarah Wendell in a discussion about the appeal of reading (and writing) romance and erotica. Chaired by Stephanie van Schilt.

Sarah Wendell, Marjorie M Liu, Stephanie van Schilt

Venue: ACMI Cinema 1
Code: 4405
Price: $21.50/19.50




Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000
Box Office: +61 (0)3 9999 1199, T: +61 (0)3 9094 7859, F: +61 (0)3 9650 6467

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