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Who is Ellen Hopkins?
Ellen Hopkins, the acclaimed American writer, who began her career in 1990 and is the writer behind popular young adult novels that deal with struggles such as drug addiction, mental illness and prostitution, resides in Carson City, Nevada, alongside her husband and son. With an extensive online presence including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest, Hopkins garners a significant following, particularly among teenagers who often express that she is the sole individual capable of comprehending them. Her work has also gain criticism and censorship for some of the themes it deals with.
26th March 1955 in Long Beach, California, USA.
Literature & Fiction and Young Adult
Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books
4.16 out of 5 on Goodreads
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- 2001 SCBWI Charlotte’s Web Award for outstanding contributions to children’s literature by a new author.
- 2001 Sierra Arts Foundation professional artist award.
- 2006 SSLI Honor Book Award (Crank)
- 2006 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen Award
- 2008 Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Impulse)
- 2011 Tayshas Reading (Fallout)
- 2013 Joan F. Kaywell Award
- 2015 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame
I hate this feeling. Like I’m here, but I’m not. Like someone cares. But they don’t. Like I belong somewhere else, anywhere but here, and escape lies just past that snowy window, cool and crisp as the February air.
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