Veronica Roth is the globally bestselling author of the Divergent series and the Carve the Mark duology. Divergent received the 2011 Goodreads Choice Award for Favourite Book, Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2011, and was the winner of the YALSA 2012 Teens' Top Ten. The trilogy has been adapted into a blockbuster movie series starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Carve the Mark published in January 2017 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. It remained on the list for eighteen weeks to follow. The Fates Divide, the second instalment of the Carve the Mark series, also debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Veronica's short story collection, The End and Other Beginnings, a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future published with Katherine Tegen Books in Fall 2019 and she contributed to Blake Crouch's anthology, Forward, in the same season.