Marianne de Pierres
Marianne de Pierres is the author of the Parrish Plessis series: Nylon Angel, Code Noir and Crash Deluxe. Nylon Angel was short-listed for best SF novel in the 2004 Aurealis Awards, and Crash Deluxe was shortlisted in 2005. Her short fiction has appeared in various book anthologies and magazines. She is the co-founder of the VISION writers group, and ROR "wRiters On the Rise" a critiquing workshop for Australian professional genre writers. She is currently working on the first book in The Sentients of Orion series, Dark Space, which will be released by Orbit Books in 2007.