Ellen Hopkins

Ellen has been writing poetry for years. Her first novel, Crank, released in 2004 and quickly became a word-of-mouth sensation, garnering praise from teens and critics alike. Ellen’s other bestselling novels include Burned, Impulse, Glass, Identical, Tricks, and Fallout, a companion to Crank and Glass. She lives with her family in Carson City, Nevada.

You can learn more about Ellen at her website, on wikipedia or on her Simon & Schuster Author page.(Photograph courtesy of the author)