Hinton, S.E.

Η Σ. Ε. Χίντον γεννήθηκε το 1948 στις ΗΠΑ. Έγινε γνωστή με τους Outsiders, τους οποίους έγραψε όταν πήγαινε ακόμα σχολείο. Θεωρείται η συγγραφέας που εισήγαγε το είδος της νεανικής λογοτεχνίας. S E Hinton wrote THE OUTSIDERS, her first book, when she was 17; it was a phenomenal success. Its publication enabled her to attend the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she graduated in 1970 with a major in education. S E Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association Award for an outstanding contribution to Young Adult Literature. She continues to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.