S.E. Hinton
Date of Birth
Jul 22, 1948
Birth Place:
Tulsa, OK


Author S.E. Hinton was born Susan Eloise Hinton, but published books under just her first initials, as editors thought readers would have a hard time accepting that a woman wrote such hard-hitting works as The Outsiders and Rumble Fish. Originally, the Oklahoma native took solace in writing when her father passed away, and she took inspiration from her own socially divided high school to write The...