Alice Hoffman

Young Adult Author

Birthday March 16, 1952

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace New York

Age 71 years old

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American author of young adult and children's fiction. She became famous for her 1996 novel, Practical Magic, which was later adapted into a film.

Before Fame

She studied creative writing at Stanford University.


She wrote the screenplay for the 1983 film Independence Day.

Family Life

Born in New York City to a Russian-American family, she later married Tom Martin and had two sons.

Associated With

She is a literary contemporary of Hunger Games writer Suzanne Collins.