Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK – and is unique for working across so many media. Anthony is a born polymath; juggling writing books, TV series, films, plays and journalism and was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.
Anthony has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider, which is estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. He is also an acclaimed writer for adults, and worked with the Conan Doyle Estate to write two new Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk (2011) and Moriarty (2014).
His stand-alone novel, Magpie Murders (2016), won critical acclaim and was followed by The Word is Murder (2017), the first in a series of detective novels. Anthony is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most beloved and successful television series, such as Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War.
In 2015, Ian Fleming Publications and The Ian Fleming Estate asked him to write a continuation James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis. His second Bond novel, Forever and a Day was published in May 2018.
Anthony was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.