Who is Veronica Roth?

About "Divergent" Series : 

Veronica Roth , born on August 19 , 1988 , is an american novelist and short story writer known for her debut New York Times bestselling "Divergent" trilogy, consisting of "Divergent" , "Insurgent" and "Experiment"; and "Four: A Divergent Collection". Divergent was the recipient of the Goodreads Favorite Book of 2011 and the 2012 winner for the Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction.

Personal life of Veronica Roth:

Veronica was born on August 19, 1988 in New York , and was raised primarily in Barrington , Illinois. Her mother, Barbara Ross , is a painter who resides in Barrington . She is the youngest of three children .Her parents divorced when she was five years old ,and her mother has since remarried to Frank Ross , a financial consultant for landscaping companies.Her brother and sister live in the Chicago area.

Her mother's family was from Poland. Veronica says of her father : "He had a job and worked far away . Now I have a good relationship with my stepdad . " .Her maternal grandparents were concentration camp survivors,whose religious convictions pushed her mother away from religion. Veronica Roth learned about Christianity by attending a Christian Bible study during her high school years , and has stayed with it. 

She graduated from Barrington High School. After attending a year of college at Carleton College , she transferred to Northwestern University for its creative writing program . She married photographer Nelson Fitch in 2011 . They reside in the Chicago area. " Wikipedia says about Veronica Roth . ☺


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