Darren Shan

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Birthday
2, 1972
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
London, England

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He published the first novel in his Zom-B young adult series in the fall of 2012.

Family Life

He married his longtime girlfriend Bas in 2013. They welcomed their first child together in September 2014.

Associated With

Jeremy Strong is another notable British children's book author.