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 Facebook fans number over 190,000 and are growing fast. The largest segment of her Facebook fans come from the United States (39%), followed by Brazil, Indonesia, India, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.
  • 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 →
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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Good Morning America

Behind the Scenes of ‘Bridgerton’

Dec 29, 2020

JQ on GMA!

Oprah Magazine

Bridgerton Novelist Julia Quinn Is the Netflix Show’s Biggest Fan

Dec 27, 2020

“I can’t believe how fortunate I am,” Julia tells OprahMag.com.

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

February 7, 2021
6:30pm

Online Event

A Night In with Julia Quinn, presented by Fane Events

Ticketed Event
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

Waxcreative Design

Kudos

JQ has won three RITA Awards →

All Awards & Achievements →

JQ in Action

JQ with Gloria Steinem at The Strand in NYC, 2017.

A great crowd in Curtiba, Brazil, 2015.

St. Louis KissCon, 2015.