Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

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in Wexford, Ireland
May 14, 1965



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Eoin Colfer (pronounced Owen) was born in Wexford on the South-East coast of Ireland in 1965, where he and his four brothers were brought up by his father and mother, who were both educators.

He received his degree from Dublin University and began teaching primary school in Wexford. He has lived and worked all over the world, including Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy. After the publication of the Artemis Fowl novels, Eoin retired from teaching and now writes full time. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

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Author Eoin Colfer, who wrote the Artemis Fowl series, will speak at the Whitgift School Croydon on Thursday 26th June at 8:30am about his new book ‘The Hangman’s Revolution’.

Whitgift School

Haling Park

South Croydon


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October 2009, Eoin Colfer
"When I read [Neuromancer] I realized that sci-fi could be literature. There are no boundaries that we cannot explore or indeed break through. Gibson brought and continues to bring science fiction to the mainstream market. Everybody loves him. Also a helluva storyteller." ...More

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“Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.”
Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

“It's like learning to ride a unicorn. You never forget.”
Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

“If I win, I'm a prodigy. If I lose, then I'm crazy. That's the way history is written.”
Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl



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