Tuesday, November 8, 2011
March 26, 1955 . in Palm Springs, CA, From the time she knew how to put words on paper. She has always been writing something (especially poetry) ever since, although I didn’t start writing for money until around 1992.Ellen Hopkins is a poet, freelance writer, and the award-winning author of twenty nonfiction titles and five NY Times Bestselling novels-in-verse. She has published hundreds of articles on subjects ranging from aviation to child abuse to winegrowing. Ellen mentors other writers through her position as a regional adviser for the Nevada chapter of the Society of Children√ïs Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She is a regular speaker at schools, book festivals and writers conferences across the US, and now throughout the world.