Veronica Roth is a
22-year-olddebut author, and a recent graduate of Northwestern University's Creative Writing program. While a student, she often chose to work on the story that would become Divergent instead of doing her homework. It was a transforming choice. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth lives near Chicago. I’ma 22-year-old author of Young Adult books. My YA dystopian thriller, DIVERGENT, will be published by Harper Collins/Katherine Tegen Books in May 2011. And I’m represented by Joanna Stampfel-Volpe of Nancy Coffey Literary. I’m alsoa graduate of Northwestern University,a Chicago-suburb resident,a Christian, and A Tall Person, among other things.