Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

Eoin is the author of the internationally bestselling Artemis Fowl books, recently brought to screen for Disney by Kenneth Branagh. His books have won numerous awards including The UK Children’s Book of the Year, The Irish Children’s Book of the Year and The German Children’s Book of the Year, and his book Half Moon Investigations has been made into a hit TV series for the BBC. Eoin also writes crime novels featuring Irish bouncer Daniel McEvoy. He has collaborated with some of his favourite writers and artists, including Oliver Jeffers, Liam Bates, Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano and PJ Lynch on various projects.  Eoin has just finished a two-year term as Ireland’s Children’s Laureate and was delighted to be allowed play around with the Iron Man character in his 2016 novel The Gauntlet. For theatre Eoin has written scripts for the musicals The Lords of Love and Noël, and the plays Holy Mary, Dustin The Turkey’s Comeback Vehicle and My Real Life. His latest books are The Fowl Twins and Highfire, a fantasy novel for big children.