Marek Oramus (born 23 March 1952 in Siepraw) is a Polish science fiction writer and journalist. He graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in 1975. Most of his books and stories belong to the social science fiction genre and were written in the 1990s. Since then most of his writing have been journalistic, humorous, satirical essays, most of them published in the science fiction magazines Fenix and Fantastyka in his Piąte Piwo (Fifth Beer) column. Since 2010 he writes essays for Rzeczpospolita, concerning topics such as rare Earth hypothesis and futurology.