E. R. Murray lives in West Cork and writes books for children and young adults, as well as short fiction, personal essays and poetry for a general audience.

Her books include The Book of Learning – Nine Lives Trilogy 1 (2016 Dublin UNESCO Citywide Read for Children), The Book of Shadows – Nine Lives Trilogy 2 (shortlisted 2016 Irish Book Awards and 2016 Irish Literacy Association Award), The Book of Revenge – Nine Lives Trilogy 3, and Caramel Hearts. Recent anthology publications include The Elysian: Creative Responses (New Binary Press), Reading the Future (Arlen House) and Autonomy (New Binary Press).

Elizabeth regularly facilitates workshops for both adults and children, and works with Big Smoke on several of our online courses.