Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer

in Wexford, Ireland
May 14, 1965




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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Writing for Young Adults and Children With Eoin Colfer, John Connolly and Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick In conversation with Aoife Murray

When: Sunday 15 November, from 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Where: Main Theatre, Smock Alley Theatre

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We invite you to join Aoife Murray, Programme and Events Manager at Children’s Books Ireland, as she discusses the secrets and joys that com...

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Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl,...

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The Lost Colony (Artemis Fo...

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The Arctic Incident (Artemi...

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The Opal Deception  (Artemi...

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The Eternity Code (Artemis ...

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The Time Paradox (Artemis F...

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The Atlantis Complex (Artem...

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The Last Guardian (Artemis ...

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The Supernaturalist

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Artemis Fowl The Arctic Incident The Eternity Code The Opal Deception The Lost Colony The Time Paradox The Atlantis Complex
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The Reluctant Assassin The Hangman's Revolution The Forever Man
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The Legend of Spud Murphy The Legend of Captain Crow'... Legend of the Worst Boy in ...
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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

“I never tell anyone exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared.”
Eoin Colfer, The Eternity Code


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