About

Please note: this is the boring ‘About Me’ page for adults. If you want more juicy information, read the 69 Facts About E.R.Murray!

Writing

Elizabeth Rose Murray, represented by Sallyanne Sweeney of Mulcahy Associate, London writes fiction for children and young adults. She lives in West Cork where she fishes, grows her own vegetables and enjoys plenty of outdoor adventures.

 In 2014, Elizabeth signed two books deal with two different publishers, resulting in three books published in her first twelve months as an author. Her debut, The Book of Learning – Nine Lives Trilogy 1 (Mercier Press) was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read for Children. Both Caramel Hearts (Alma Books) and The Book of Shadows – Nine Lives Trilogy 2 have been recently published to rave reviews. The Book of Revenge – Nine Lives Trilogy 3 is due September 2017.

Keen to encourage new and emerging writers, Elizabeth regularly facilitates workshops for both adults and children. She also provides manuscript reports and online workshops for Big Smoke Writing Factory and Inkwell Group, and is the social media machine for writing.ie.

In addition, Elizabeth writes short fiction and poetry, and her work has appeared in journals across the UK and Ireland, including 3am, South Circular, Southword, Spontaneity and Ogham Stone, as well as being shortlisted in major international writing competitions including Francis MacManus  (Short Story), Penguin/RTE Guide  (short story), Powers/Irish Times (flash fiction), and Aesthetica Creative Works (poetry).

In 2012, Elizabeth performed in Ciudades Paralelas: Station – a live writing installation at the Cork Midsummer Festival – and she is currently working on a performance project that fuses poetry and music.

Content & Social Media

Elizabeth is a Content & Social Media Specialist, providing training and solutions for small businesses, arts organisations, artists and writers.

Her list of clients includes: the Irish Writers Centre, Munster Literature Centre, Listowel Writers’ Week, Dublin Theatre Festival, Dublin Writers’ Festival, Cork Spring Poetry Festival, Cork International Short Story Festival, writing.ieWriters Web TV, The Inkwell  GroupDublin Book Festival and writers Lia Mills, Catherine Dunne, Padraig O’Morain and Bernie McGill.

You can read some client endorsements here.

Thanks so much for visiting. Stop by any time. It’s always a pleasure to have new guests and make new friends.

Elizabeth 🙂

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