Writing under her own name and under the pen names Bridget Asher and N.E. Bode, Baggott has had more than 20 books published, with over 100 foreign editions.
Her most recent release is Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders, which Kirkus Reviews calls “an ambitious portrait of a family created from equal parts secrecy and love.”
Her young adult novel Pure, the first in a three-part post-apocalyptic trilogy, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2012 and ALA Alex Award winner; it is in development with Karen Rosenfelt, the lead producer of The Twilight Saga, at Sunswept Entertainment.
Baggott began publishing short stories when she was 22 and sold her first novel while still in her twenties.
After receiving a master in fine arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she published her first novel, Girl Talk, which was a national bestseller and was quickly followed by The Boston Globe bestseller The Miss America Family, and then The Boston Herald Book Club selection, The Madam, a historical novel based on the life of her grandmother.
She also co-wrote Which Brings Me to You with Steve Almond, A Best Book of 2006.
Her Bridget Asher novels include The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted, The Pretend Wife, and My Husband’s Sweethearts.
She has also published award-winning novels for younger readers under the pen name N.E. Bode as well as under Julianna Baggott.
Her seven novels for younger readers include: The Anybodies trilogy, which was a People Magazine summer reading pick, a Washington Post Book of the Week, a Girl’s Life Top Ten, and a Booksense selection; The Slippery Map, and The Ever Breath.