Veronica Roth (born August 19, 1988) is an American writer. She was born in New York City. She is the youngest of three kids. All of her siblings live in Chicago with her. She attended Barrington High School and then Carleton College. Later, she decided to move to Northwestern University. She was part of the creative writing program and graduated in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in arts. She lives with her husband, Nelson Fitch, in Chicago. She wrote the books for the Divergent trilogy (Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant). She also wrote two companion books to Divergent: The Divergent World: The Path to Allegiant and Four: A Divergent Story Collection, which came out September 3, 2014. The novel was adapted into a movie in 2014.
Roth at the film premiere of Divergent in California on March 18, 2014
|Born||Veronica Anne Roth|
August 19, 1988
New York City, New York, United States
|Genre||Young adult, Dystopian|
|Notable works||Divergent trilogy|
- "Veronica Roth." Newsmakers. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2014. Biography in Context. Web. 23 Mar. 2015.
- Pavonetti, Linda M. "Roth, Veronica." World Book Student. World Book, 2015. Web. 23 Mar. 2015.
- "Veronica Roth." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2013. Biography in Context. Web. 23 Mar. 2015.