Veronica Roth is one of the best YA authors of today’s era. With her pen, she was able to bring to life the world of the divergents. Her book series, with the first installment entitled “Divergent”, has been adapted into film.

Author Profile

Full Name: Veronica Anne Roth
Birth Date: August 19, 1988
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Occupation: Novelist, short story writer
Nationality: American
Genre: Young adult, dystopian

Interesting Facts

  • Roth drafted the first installment of the series, “Divergent,” during her winter break while she’s still a senior student at Northwestern University. Her career changed immediately with the success of her first book, and with a movie adaptation before she finished college.
  • Her mother, Barbara Ross lived in Barrington and worked as an artist. By the time she was five, Veronica’s parents had separated. Later Roth’s mom married again to a business consultant of landscaping firms named Frank Ross.
  • Summit Entertainment acquired the film rights to the “Divergent” series. The movie adaptation of Divergent which is the first in the series premiered on 20 March 2014.

Featured Books

Notable Characters Created

+ Tris Prior

+Tobias Eaton