Marilyn Fu is a Taiwanese-American writer based in Los Angeles. Her feature screenplay, The Honor List, was released in 2018 by Lionsgate. That same year, she headed the writer’s room on the Will Packer/Roma Downey-produced drama series "The Baxters," based on the bestselling novels by Karen Kingsbury, for MGM. She wrote and co-produced The Sisterhood of Night (2015) and won an award for the screenplay at the Tribeca Film Festival. Her team's Kickstarter campaign became the second-highest funded narrative project at the time. Marilyn was a research assistant for T: The New York Times Style Magazine and a writer/reporter for LIFE Books; she has been involved in over forty publications for Time, Inc. She was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University's School of the Arts, where she was the first recipient of the William Goldman Screenwriting Fellowship. Marilyn wrote and co-produced a sold-out run of her play "Breather" which premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. In 2017, the Tracking Board named her one of the Top 100 New Writers in Hollywood on the Young and Hungry List and in 2019 her feature CLEO, inspired by the life of Cleopatra, was selected as a finalist on the Athena List. She is currently developing a feature film based on the award-winning LA Times article produced by Andrew Corkin, Theo James, and Mynette Louie as well as adapting the YA novel 500 Words or Less by Juleah del Rosario for Gabrielle Union’s I’ll Have Another Productions and Amazon Studios.