Marianne de Pierres

(b. 1961)

Marianne de Pierres is an Australian SF author who was born in Western Australia, did her undergraduate studies at Curtin University in Perth and later earned a Postgraduate Certificate of Arts in Writing, Editing, and Publishing at the University of Queensland.

She has been actively involved in promoting Speculative Fiction in Australia and is the co-founder of the Vision Writers Group and ROR (wRiters on the Rise), a critiquing group for professional writers. She was also involved in the early planning stage of Clarion South.

She won a 2010 Aurealis Award for her novel, Transformation Space (Best Science Fiction Novel). She was GoH at Conspiracy II.

She has also published as Marianne Delacourt.