Anthony Horowitz

b. 1955

Anthony Horowitz was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Anthony Horowitz OBE is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and the Power of Five series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults. After the success of his first James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis, he was invited back by the Ian Fleming Estate to write a second, Forever and a Day. His latest crime novel The Word is Murder, introducing detective Daniel Hawthorne, was a Sunday Times bestseller. He has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children’s Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children’s Book Award. Anthony has also created and written many major television series, including Collision, New Blood and the BAFTA-winning Foyle’s War. He lives in London with his wife, two sons and his dog, Boss.

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