R.J. Palacio

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Birthday
13, 1963
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
13, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Author who made a splash with her #1 New York Times bestselling novel Wonder in 2012. She'd previously spent nearly two decades designing book jackets for a wide array of writers, including Sue Grafton and Salman Rushdie.

Before Fame

She grew up loving books by authors like Judy Blume and worked as the director of children's publishing at Workman.

Trivia

Her book Wonder was inspired by a real-life incident in which her three-year-old son reacted negatively to a girl with a facial deformity.

Family Life

She has been married and has two sons.

Associated With

Her book was publicly praised on Live! with Kelly and Michael.