Press & Media Kit - Julia Quinn
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn and television pioneer Shonda Rhimes comes a powerful and romantic novel of Bridgerton’s Queen Charlotte and King George III’s great love story and how it sparked a societal shift, inspired by the original series Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, created by Shondaland and streaming May 4 only on Netflix.

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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.
  • She is the author of the wildly popular Bridgerton books, now a Netflix original series produced by Shondaland Media.
  • 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, military spouses, and Gold Star family members each Veterans Day.

Career Highlights

  • Julia Quinn is the author of nineteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. In March 2021, all eight Bridgerton novels were on the NYT list at the same time, a record (at that time) for an adult fiction author.
  • In the United States alone, there are over 20 million copies of her books in print.
  • On December 25, 2020 BRIDGERTON —a Shondaland/Netflix original series based on her most popular series of books— made its debut to record ratings and critical acclaim. Bridgerton reached 82 million households in its first 28 days online and was Netflix’s #1 show in 76 countries.
  • Her social media is growing fast, with Instagram at 425K and Facebook at 318K.
  • Her books have been translated into 42 languages, the most recent of which is Ukrainian.
  • In 2016 she taught the inaugural romance workshop at the Yale Summer Writers Conference.

Professional Contacts

Literary Representation

Steve Axelrod, The Axelrod Agency
Lori Antonson, The Axelrod Agency (Subsidiary Rights)

Publisher

Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publicity / Interview Inquiries

Julie Paulauski, Avon Books Publicity

Speaking Engagements

Christie Hinrichs, Authors Unbound

JQ's Web Team

Waxcreative Design

Selected Press

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

Swoon-Worthy Costumes and Unbearable Sexual Tension: Every question you have about Bridgerton Season 3, answered.

Feb 14, 2024

Every question you have about Bridgerton Season 3, answered.

Entertainment Weekly

Peneloise Fans Rejoice!

Dec 21, 2023

An exclusive image suggests there’s hope yet for the Peneloise friendship on BRIDGERTON.

New York Magazine

What Julia Quinn Can’t Live Without

May 12, 2023

The Strategist asked Julia Quinn about what she can’t live without, and the pen she uses to sign book is on that list. Find out what else!

The Washington Post

‘Queen Charlotte’ and ‘Bridgerton’ have very different origin stories

May 8, 2023

Julia Quinn, author of the Bridgerton novels, talks about how she and Shonda Rhimes created ‘Queen Charlotte’.

Variety

Big Freedia Debuts ‘Bridgerton’ Themed ‘Hey Queen’ New Orleans Bounce Remix

Apr 10, 2023

Big Freedia is redefining royalty with some New Orleans bounce.

The proclaimed “Queen of Bounce” has partnered with Netflix’s Strong Black Lead to create a “Hey Queen” bounce remix tied to the streamer’s forthcoming project, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.”

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

JQ's Next Event

February 29, 2024
2:30pm

Lima, Peru

Amabook Experience: Julia Quinn in Peru

Ticketed Event
Event Details →

Photos for Editorial Use

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JQ in Action

JQ with Arséma Thomas (Young Agatha Danbury, left), ready for her cameo

JQ with Claudia Jessie (Eloise. left) and Nicola Coughlin (Penelope, right)

JQ with his grace, Regé-Jean Page

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