Author who is best known for The Saga of Darren Shan, The Demonata, and other young adult fiction series. His works for older readers include The City Book Trilogy and The Thin Executioner.
He began writing at age fourteen, and at fifteen, was the runner-up in a script-writing contest for Ireland's RTE television network. He received degrees in English and sociology from Roehampton University in London, England.
He published the first novel in his Zom-B young adult series in the fall of 2012.
He married his longtime girlfriend Bas in 2013. They welcomed their first child together in September 2014.
Jeremy Strong is another notable British children's book author.