Eoin Colfer is an Irish author of children's books. He worked as a primary school teacher before he became a full-time writer. He is best known for being the author of the Artemis Fowl series. In September 2008, Colfer was commissioned to write the sixth instalment of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, entitled And Another Thing..., which was published in October 2009. In October 2016, in a contract with Marvel Comics, he released Iron Man: The Gauntlet. He served as Laureate na nÓg between 2014 and 2016.
|Born||May 14, 1965, Wexford, Ireland|
|Genre||Children's fantasy, science fiction and adventure novels|
|Notable works||Artemis Fowl series|
|IMDb||Eoin Colfer's IMDb|
Children's and fantasy fiction writer who is best known for penning the Artemis Fowl book series. His other works include the O'Brien Flyers trilogy, Half Moon Investigations, and the Benny Shaw books.
He published his first book, Benny and Omar, in 1998. His debut Artemis Fowl book, published in 2001, became a New York Times bestseller.
He wrote the sixth book in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, titling the long-anticipated sequel "And Another Thing...".
He was born in Wexford, Leinster, Ireland. He has two children, Sean and Finn, with his wife, Jackie Colfer.
He was asked to write the sixth Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book by Douglas Adams' widow.
- Artemis Fowl
- Irish fantasy writers
- Irish children's writers
- 21st-century Irish novelists
- 20th-century Irish novelists
- Irish male novelists
Latest information about Eoin Colfer updated on May 05, 2021.