I own a pet pig named Sailor.
My father is Stephen King.
Before becoming a published author I worked as a bilingual secretary at Amnesty International.
After graduating college I planned on becoming a priest, but changed my mind and decided to become an author instead.
I sometimes write under the pseudonym Katie Finn.
I have a degree in Organizational Leadership.
Although most people know me as an author, I also had a career as a medical doctor.
Before becoming a successful author I was a television critic at Entertainment Weekly.
I have written 2 autobiographies, the first one was published when I was only 15 years old.
In 2016 I became the first American to win the Man Booker Prize.
I dropped out of school when I was 12 years old.
I published my first novel at age 57.
I hand write all of my first drafts.
I currently live in Cincinnati in a 100 year old pink row house.
My first book was published in 1960 but my second book wasn't published until 2015.
My real name is Judith Rumelt.
Back in the day I was friends with C. S. Lewis.
I am a board member of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Before writing popular young adult novels, I used to write Sailor Moon fan fiction under the pen name Alicia Blade.
Before becoming an established author I was an aspiring musician and even started my own record company called Dalliance.