In the film based on her most famous novel, the yard next to the north tulsa home was where the greasers gathered it's empty now, but hinton started writing “ the outsiders” at age 15 out of frustration with the available selections for teens “ i remember life in tulsa “i was born here and grew up here. And on may 1, diversion books will host hinton for an hour-long twitter chat at 10 pm est, during which hinton will answer questions about her books and about her life as a writer via the #hintonchat hashtag all chat participants will be entered into a giveaway, whose five winners will win one of the new. I never base a character on someone i know you can get ideas from real life, but every character you write is some aspect of yourself s e hinton real, writing, character interview with colleen oakley, wwwmarieclairecom april 30, 2007 report all of a sudden it felt like people were peering over my shoulder,. When se hinton published the outsiders in 1967, a novel she began writing at age 15 and sold at 17, the idea of a teenager writing fiction for her peers more than that: despite its age, the outsiders continues to be a touchstone for adults who were born long after hinton's graduation from high school.
Born: april 22, in new york city education: a one-room school in cuba, 3 years at columbia university currently lives: brooklyn, new york previous jobs: teacher, journalist hobby: playing piano inspiration for writing: the idea for a story, more often that not, is something discovered by the reader while the writer. For the 50th anniversary of the outsiders, the author formally known as se hinton undertook a book tour to promote the anniversary edition of her most famous novel, and fortunately, the av club was one of the stops unfortunately, the video interview in our studio was unusable due to a microphone. Curiously, for such a female-centric segment of publishing, the outsiders, like harry potter, that other game-changer of children's literature, focuses on a male which is maybe just another way of saying that she was a natural born writer — human enough to feel for others, yet sufficiently comfortable with. Se hinton was born on july 22, 1948 in tulsa, oklahoma, usa as susan eloise hinton she is a writer and actress, known for the outsiders (1983).
Susan eloise hinton, one of the world's most respected authors was born in tulsa, oklahoma, on july 22, 1950 also known as se hinton, best known for her young adult novels, especially the outsiders antoine wilson'sbiography the library of author biographies: se hinton highlights some of the problems hinton. Susan eloise hinton wrote her first novel, the outsiders, as a freshman at the university of tulsa, in 1967, when she was just 17 years old she wrote under the gender-neutral guise of her initials, se out of a concern that male readers would not read a book narrated by a boy but written by a woman with the success of.
Hinton was herself a high-school student when she began writing “the outsiders ” the novel, she told me, grew out of her dissatisfaction with the way teen-age life was being portrayed in the books she read “there was only a handful of books having teen-age protagonists: mary jane wants to go to the. Susan eloise hinton (born july 22, 1948) is an american writer best known for her young-adult novels set in oklahoma, especially the outsiders, which she wrote during high school in 1988 she received the inaugural margaret edwards award from the american library association for her cumulative contribution in writing.
Susan eloise hinton is one of the best-known writers of young adult fiction her books have been taught in some schools, and banned from others her novels have changed the way people look at young adult literature s e hinton was born in tulsa, oklahoma during her junior year in high school, one of her friends ,. Born july 22, 1949, in tulsa, oklahoma, as susan eloise hinton, s e hinton, the dean of young-adult literature, published her phenomenally best-selling first novel, the outsiders, while still a hinton received a bachelor's degree from the university of tulsa but has made her living as a writer since that first early success. Se hinton on the outsiders -- and ya lit -- turning 50 years old april 24, 1967 marks the official birthdate of young adult literature as we know it seh: i have always said there is no one “right” way to read a book, and since i think i am not alone in writing from my subconscious, i don't even think.
Early years susan eloise hinton was born in 1950 in tulsa, oklahoma the outsiders was published in 1967, when hinton was only 17 years old and attending will rogers high school she began writing the first draft of the novel when she was 15, and writing and rewriting took a year and a half before she was happy. Career writer actor in film adaptations of her novels, including (mrs barnes) tex , 1982 (hooker on strip), rumble fish, 1983 and (nurse) the outsiders, 1983 throughout the early 1980s, hinton was busy with movie adaptations of her novels in addition, her son was born in 1983 in 1988 she produced another novel,.
Short stories from the bestselling author of the outsiders, plus exclusive interviews a teenager when she first gained fame, now a seasoned writer, s e hinton takes her trademark themes to a new level in some of tim's stories— fourteen i love the way se hinton wrote little flashbacks instead of an entire life story. Childhood and teenage novelist susan eloise hinton was born on july 22, 1950, in tulsa, oklahoma remarking that there was little to do for a child growing up in tulsa, hinton turned to reading and writing at a very early age the shy girl also had dreams of becoming a cattle rancher, until she abandoned this desire for a. Young adult literature wouldn't be what it is today without se hinton, whose beloved novels expanded the genre from light romance stories to real-life struggles of the teenage experience find out more about hinton's life, her body of work and the awards she's received, then test your knowledge with a quiz.