Marion Fayolle grew up in the Ardèche region of France and graduated from the Strasbourg School of Decorative Arts in 2011. While at school, she founded the comics and illustration magazine Nyctalope with Matthias Malingrey and Simon Roussin. She is the author of six books, including In Pieces (published in English in 2013), Les amours suspendues, and The Tenderness of Stones. She has also made illustrations for various publications, including The New York Times. She lives in France.