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. She also wrote four short stories from Tobias Eatons point of view, which will be published as separate e-books and bound together under the title Four: A Divergent Story Collection.