Veronica Roth was born on August 19, 1988 in New York. She graduated from Northwestern Universitys creative writing program. She is a full-time author whose books include Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant. Divergent was adapted into a movie in 2014. In 2015 Insurgent made The New York Time Best Seller List. She also wrote four short stories from Divergents character, Tobias Eatons point of view. That book, entitled Four: A Divergent Collection, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2014.