Eoin Colfer

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Birthday
14, 1965
Birthplace
Wexford, Ireland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Wexford, Ireland

About

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.

Before Fame

He published his first book, Benny and Omar, in 1998. His debut Artemis Fowl book, published in 2001, became a New York Times bestseller.

Trivia

He wrote the sixth book in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, titling the long-anticipated sequel "And Another Thing...".

Family Life

He was born in Wexford, Leinster, Ireland. He has two children, Sean and Finn, with his wife, Jackie Colfer.

Associated With

He was asked to write the sixth Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy book by Douglas Adams' widow.