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 nineteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. In March 2021, all eight Bridgerton novels were on the NYT list at the same time, a record for an adult fiction author.
  • In the United States alone, there are over 16 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 Facebook over 245,000 and Instagram at 269,000.
  • Her books have been translated into 41 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 →
Marie Claire

Julia Quinn’s Bookshelves Are (Naturally) Filled With ‘Bridgerton’ Memorabilia

Nov 8, 2021

The historical romance novelist gives us a peek of her home library in MC’s ‘Shelf Portrait’ series.

The Straits Times

Singapore Writers Festival: Bridgerton author Julia Quinn defends romance

Nov 7, 2021

Julia Quinn, the author behind steamy Regency-era series Bridgerton, laid out a spirited defence of the romance novel in a lively virtual session at the Singapore Writers Festival.

NFL Total Access Twitter Feed

Bridgerton invades the NFL Draft

Apr 26, 2021

We did not see this one coming.

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?

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

January 27, 2022
6:00 pm

Online Event

A Bridgerton Conversation with Arapahoe Libraries

Library Event
event details →
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Professional 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