Author Julia Quinn

Julia Quinn
Julia Quinn - a best-selling American author of historical romance

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.