Author Julia Quinn
Some interesting facts about Julia:
- She was born Julie Cotler in 1970.
- Her married name today is Julie Pottinger.
- She read Sweet Dreams and Sweet Valley High books growing up.
- She graduated from Harvard with a degree in Art History, then realized she was not sure what she would do with the degree.
- Julia decided to attend medical school, but attend two additional years of college to obtain the science prerequisites.
- A few weeks after she was accepted into medical school she sold two novels.
- She postponed medical school two years to write two more novels.
- After a couple of months of medical school Julia left to write full time.
- She became the youngest member Romance Writers of America in 2010.
- She is only 1 of 15 authors to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame.
- She won $79,000 on the game show “The Weakest Link.”
- She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband.
- She has appeared on the New York Times Bestseller list 18 times.