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Richelle Mead

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Birthday
12, 1976
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Bestselling fantasy author best known for her Georgina Kincaid, Vampire Academy, and Dark Swan book series. Her other works include the Bloodlines books and the Age of X series.

Before Fame

She received degrees from three universities: the University of Michigan (BA), Western Michigan University (MA), and the University of Washington (MAT). She published her first Georgina Kincaid novel, Succubus Blues, in early 2007.

Trivia

She won a Teen Read Award in 2010 for her popular young adult series, Vampire Academy.

Family Life

She married her husband, Jay, in 2009. The couple has two sons. 

Associated With

Her vampire-centric young adult novels have been compared to author Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series.