Press & Media Kit | Julia Quinn
Bridgerton, December 25 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 eighteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Mr. Cavendish, I Presume, which reached #1 on the mass market paperback fiction list.
  • In the United States alone, there are over 10 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 was Netflix’s fifth most successful series debut of all time and reached the streaming services’s #1 position in 76 countries.
  • Her social media is growing fast, with Facebook over 229,000 and Instagram at 251,000.
  • Her books have been translated into 37 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 →
Good Morning America

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: New covers of the Bridgerton novels released

Mar 16, 2021

Following the success of the “Bridgerton” television series, the “Bridgerton” novels are getting a revamp.

E! News

Bridgerton Author Julia Quinn Is Just Having the Best Time

Jan 28, 2021

Who among us doesn’t desperately want a happy ending right now?

The Guardian

Bridgerton author Julia Quinn: “I’ve been dinged by the accuracy police – but it’s fantasy!”

Jan 12, 2021

“This is already romantic fantasy, and I think it’s more important to show that as many people as possible deserve this type of happiness and dignity. So I think they made the absolutely right choice, bringing in all this inclusivity.”

The Washington Post

How ‘Bridgerton’ flipped the script on ‘The Duke and I’

Jan 12, 2021

…there’s a double-edged sword when we rely on pop culture for history.

New York Times

For Television and Romance Novels, Love at Last?

Dec 28, 2020

The new Netflix series “Bridgerton” joins a tiny but growing handful of prestige shows adapted from mass-market romance books. What took so long?

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Professoinal Contacts

Literary Representation

The Axelrod Agency,
for Subsidiary Rights.

Publisher

Avon Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publicity

JQ's Web Team

Waxcreative Design

Kudos

JQ has won three RITA Awards →

All Awards & Achievements →

JQ in Action

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

JQ with his grace, Regé-Jean Page

JQ on the set, having a spot of fun