19 aug 1988
Veronica Roth, born in 1988, is a renowned novelist and short story writer of American origin. She is best known for her New York Time Best Seller trio that has also been adapted as high grossing movies of same titles. The trio was: Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant. The first book of the trilogy, Divergent, was also listed as the Favorite book of 2011 and 2012 by GoodReads. The book also won the Best Young Adult Fantasy and Fiction.
Roth’s love for fantasy and science fiction motivated her to pursue her Linguistic studies in Creative Writing Program of Northwestern University. She was initially attending the Carleton college however, her love for creativity forced her to quit the college after first year and transfer herself to Northwestern University. It was during the winter vacations of Northwestern University that she wrote Divergent. Followed by phenomenal success of her first science fiction trio, she also wrote four spun off short stories that narrated the point of view of Tobias Eaton – protagonist of her famous novel.
Currently, Veronica Roth is working on two young adult novels that are being sponsored and will be published by HarperCollins in 2017 and 2018. Meanwhile she is also anticipating the release of two films based on her last divergent series by the titles of The Divergent Series: Allegiant and The Divergent Series: Ascendant.
Besides writing Veronica has a cute little Schnauzer that she posts a lot of pictures of on her very popular Instagram profile. She loves to travel especially visit the grand capitals of Europe, like Wonderful Copenhagen in fairytale Denmark, Amsterdam with its many beautiful canals, or the old capital of Germany, Berlin.