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Fast Facts

  • Julia Quinn is a graduate of Harvard & Radcliffe Colleges and briefly attended Yale School of Medicine before deciding to pursue a full-time writing career.
  • In 2001 she was a contestant on the game show The Weakest Link and won $79,000.
  • In 2013 she appeared in a bona fide MTV music video.
  • She sold her first book, Splendid, at the age of 24 and has been working with the same editor and publishing house for her entire career.
  • She is an ardent supporter of military families and gives away 100 copies of her novels to service members, veterans, and military spouses each Veterans Day.

Career Highlights

  • Julia Quinn is the author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Mr. Cavendish, I Presume, which reached #1 on the mass market paperback fiction list.
  • jq_diaries_rita-winShe is one of only sixteen authors to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame.
  • In the United States alone, there are over 10 million copies of her books in print.
  • Her Facebook fans number over 164,000 and are growing fast. The largest segment of her Facebook fans come from the United States (40%), followed by Brazil, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Turkey, and Canada.
  • Her books have been translated into 29 languages.
  • In 2016 she taught the inaugural romance workshop at the Yale Summer Writers Conference.

Selected Press

Here are a few of the many interviews JQ has given throughout her career. Click over for an expanded list →

Podcast: Julia Quinn talks about being a Writer

Jun 22, 2017
Audible.com

Authorized: Sex and Romance

Apr 11, 2017

Grab your earbuds and listen as JQ shares what it’s like to be published all over the world, and plays a trivia game with Faith about Romance novel titles.

Capitolina

Capitolina entrevista: Julia Quinn

Mar 13, 2017

Online magazine Capitolina interviewed JQ about during her recent Brazilian book tour.

Vai Lendo

The Strength and Courage of Julia Quinn

Sep 9, 2015

An interview with Julia Quinn, in Portuguese.

The Washington Post

If You’ve Never Read Romance Novels, Start Here

Aug 8, 2015

So says The Washington Post about the Bridgerton series in a recent Act Four Opinion piece by columnist Alyssa Rosenberg.

See the expanded list of JQ’s articles and interviews →
JQ's Next Event

September 30, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spokane, WA

The Great Book Exhibition

Booksigning: Open to the Public
event details →
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Contacts

Literary Representation

The Axelrod Agency,
for Subsidiary Rights.

Publisher

Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publicity

JQ's Web Team

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Kudos

JQ has won three RITA Awards →

All Awards & Achievements →

JQ in Action

A great crowd in Curtiba, Brazil, 2015.

St. Louis KissCon, 2015.

Up on stage with Megan Frampton, Katharine Ashe, and Laura Lee Guhrke at Avon's Sarasota KissCon, 2015.