Ellen Hagan

Ellen performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn on October 25, 2022, speaking on the theme, “A Matter of Time.”

Ellen Hagan is a writer, performer, and educator. She is the author of Reckless, Glorious, Girl and the co-author with Renée Watson of Watch Us Rise, and is the Director of the Poetry & Theatre Departments at the DreamYard Project. Told in stunning verse, her debut YA Don’t Call Me a Hurricane (July 19, 2022) is a love story for the people and places we come from, and a journey to preserve what we love most about home.

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