Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

May 14, 1965 – ...

Eoin Colfer (ˈoʊ.ᵻn; born 14 May 1965) 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 installment of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series, entitled And Another Thing,.., which was published in October 2009.