E. R. Murray lives in West Cork and writes for children and young adults. The first in her middle grade trilogy, The Book of Learning: Nine Lives Book 1 (Mercier Press) was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read for Children. The second in the trilogy, The Book of Shadows, was nominated for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. Her debut young adult book, Caramel Hearts (Alma Books) was published May 2016. She is an experienced facilitator and online tutor.