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Who is Ellen Hopkins?
American writer and poet Ellen Louise Hopkins began her writing career in 1990, first wirth nonfiction books for children (not listed below) before becoming a young adult fiction writer.
She has written a number of books in verse, about teenage struggles such as drug addiction, mental illness, and prostitution. She exploded onto the New York Times’ bestseller list in 2004 with Crank, a novel written in free verse that was inspired by her daughter’s addiction to crystal meth.