Marie Baléo is a French writer born in 1990. She began writing fiction and poetry in 2017. Her work has been nominated for a Best of the Net award on three occasions (2017 and 2018) and for Best Microfiction (2018) and Best Small Fictions (2018), and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Passages North, PRISM International, Yemassee, Litro, Lunch Ticket, Tahoma Literary Review, and elsewhere. She is an editor for Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel. Marie grew up in Beirut, Lebanon, and Oslo, Norway.