Tom Murray is a playwright, poet and fiction writer living in the Scottish Borders. He has had a number of his plays produced professionally. He has also enjoyed working with youth theatres and has written community based plays.
His play Sins of the Father was a winner of the Rowan Tree Playwriting Competition and toured by the Rowan Tree Theatre Company. Can You Hear Me? was one of the I Confess monologues performed at The Arches directed by Andy Arnold. In 2014, he wrote By Its Nature Uncertain as part of the National Theatre of Scotland's 5 Minute Theatre 'Yes, No, Don't Know' event.
He was recently Scottish Book Trust Reader in Residence to Scottish Borders Libraries and Creative Writing Fellow to Tyne & Esk Writers based across Midlothian and East Lothian. Previously Tom was Writer in Residence in Clackmannanshire. He also has editorial experience being an editor of the literary magazine The Eildon Tree for nearly twelve years.
He is currently writing three site specific interlinked plays.