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The Sunshine Tantrum Tour for Spoken Word Artists

Article by ERMurray © 20 February 2020.
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Boundless and Bare currently have a call out for spoken word artists to join our national spoken word tour this summer.

Boundless & Bare is a spoken word agency making steps to raising the profile of spoken word in Ireland through the promotion and representation of artists and events featuring poetry, comedy, storytelling, hip/hop and theatre.
The Sunshine Tantrum Tour is a tour that takes place during the month of July for spoken word artists. Directed by spoken word poet and Boundless & Bare co-founder Melissa Ridge, the tour is a platform for emerging artists to showcase their unique style of spoken word across the island of Ireland. The tour aims to promote the art of spoken word to new audiences and communities, and explore the performance styles of poetry in a non-traditional fashion with elements of theatre, hip-hop, comedy and storytelling.
The link to submit an application is here.

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Elizabeth Rose Murray lives in West Cork where she writes, fishes, and grows her own vegetables. Her first book for young adults Caramel Hearts (Alma Books) was published June 2016. Her debut novel for children aged 10-12, The Book of Learning - Nine Lives Trilogy 1 (Mercier Press) was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read for Children and the follow-up The Book of Shadows - Nine Lives Trilogy 2 was shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. The final installment The Book of Revenge will be published in February 2018.

Elizabeth has poetry and short fiction published in journals across the UK and Ireland - including Ogham Stone, Southword, South Circular, Esc and 3am - and has been shortlisted in various competitions including TV3AM Short Story, Francis MacManus, and Aesthetica Creative Works. She has also performed in Ciudades Paralelas: Station - a live writing installation.

Hoping to encourage new writers, Elizabeth provides manuscript reports and online writing courses through Inkwell Writers and Big Smoke Writing Factory. She is a regular at literary festivals, and offers adult workshops on writing for children and young adults, as well as multiple events and workshops for children and teens.

You can connect with Elizabeth on Twitter @ERMurray, Facebook www.facebook.com/ERMurray.Author or her blog www.ermurray.com