Veronica Roth is a New York Times Best-selling author, best known for the Divergent trilogy. Roth was only 22 years old when she penned the first novel in the series. It debuted at number six on the New York Times BestSeller list in 2011. The third installment of the series, Allegiant, became the most-pre ordered book ever issued by HarperCollins.

Based on the tremendous success of the books, the series was turned into three highly successful films. More recently, Roth released her first book out of the Divergent series, Carve The Mark.

At an IVY Ideas Night in Chicago, Roth shared fascinating insights with IVY’s Sarah Zapp about her meteoric rise to becoming one of the most popular authors in America and across the globe. Also revealing how the right combination of hard work and luck following a creative dream can lead to a successful career.
Please enjoy our conversation, with Veronica Roth. And remember to visit to enjoy access to a lifetime of learning, growth, and impact through in-person collaborations with world-class leaders, thinkers, and institutions.


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