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Tom Murray

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Email tmurraytg@aol.com
Local authority: Dumfries and Galloway
Languages: English
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I am an award-winning writer based in Dumfries and Galloway. I write plays, stories and and poems. My plays have been performed and read at various venues in the UK including the Traverse in Edinburgh and the Arches in Glasgow. My play Sins of the Father was a winner of the Rowan Tree Playwrighting Competition and afterwards toured.

My stories and poems have been widely published in the UK, also published in Canada and the USA. I am widely experienced in running workshops and reading and discussing my own work. (Photo credit: Scott Cadenhead)

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Carers; Intergenerational learning; Adults with additional support needs; People experiencing mental health problems; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable adults; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Adolescence; Adventure; Biography & memoir; Care experience; Childhood; Class & society; Coasts, seas & oceans; Contemporary fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Editing & editing your own work; Environment & climate; Event production; Family; Fantasy; Friendship; History; Horror; Music; Nature; Performance training; Politics; Publishing & getting published; Rural communities; Science; Science fiction; Sports; Wars & conflicts; World War 1; World War 2

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

9-11; 12-14; 15-18; Adults

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100