Margaret Murphy

WAY WITH WORDS
The Way With Words exhibition celebrates notable people with a connection to the local area who found success with a career in words.

Margaret grew up in Wavertree, just off Smithdown Road. Margaret is patron of the Smithdown Litfest.

Margaret Murphy writes internationally acclaimed and bestselling psychological thrillers under her own name, and forensic thrillers as Ashley Dyer and AD Garrett. She is a past Chair of the Crime Writers Association (CWA), founder of Murder Squad, and a former RLF Writing Fellow and Reading Round Lector. She’s been a country park ranger, biology teacher, dyslexia specialist and Visiting Professor in creative writing. A Short Story Dagger, HRF Keating, and CWA Red Herring award winner, she has also been shortlisted for the ‘First Blood’ critics award and CWA Dagger in the Library.