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Meet the Writers
Eoin Colfer was a teacher in Ireland when he wrote Artemis Fowl -- a high-tech fairy tale starring an intrepid 12-year-old "criminal mastermind" who many consider to be the heir apparent to Harry Potter. In our interview, Colfer discusses why he became a writer, his influences, and his latest Fowl adventure, The Opal Deception.