Martine Murray (born 1965) is an Australian author and illustrator residing in Melbourne. She has written many critically acclaimed books, including How to Make a Bird, winner of the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Young Adult award in 2004, and The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley, winner of the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Children's Book award in 2006.
She has studied filmmaking at Prahran College, art at the Victorian College of the Arts and Movement & Dance at Melbourne University. She has formed a dance theatre company called Bird on a Wire, and recently received Arts Victoria funding to develop and perform a full-length work, as part a of Melbourne's Next Wave Festival. She also teaches yoga and has been involved in community circus.
- A Moose Called Mouse ISBN 978-1-86508-494-7
- How to Make a Bird ISBN 1-74114-109-5
- The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Planned to Live an Unusual Life) ISBN 978-0-439-48623-1
- The Slightly Bruised Glory of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Can't Help Flying High and Falling in Deep)
Martine Murray is an Australian author. She was born in Melbourne Victoria and still lives there today.
The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley was shortlisted for the CBC's young readers category in 2003.
- Author home page at Scholastic Books
- "Running away to the circus and back". Melbourne: theage.com.au. 2004-11-21. Retrieved 2007-11-26. - Interview of author
- Kleinman, Rachel (2004-10-13). "Novel twist for writer". The Australian. p. 24. Retrieved 2007-11-26. - Profile of author
- Griffin, Michelle (2005-11-12). "YOUNG ADULT - The Slightly Bruised Glory of Cedar B Hartley". The Age. p. 32. Retrieved 2007-11-26. - Review of one of her books
- Review from The Guardian
- Review from the Chicago Tribune
- Review from the Cairns Post
- Brief biographical article
- Review in Home News Tribune
- "Murray, Martine, 1965-". Western Suburbs Library Group. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
- RMIT student wins literary prize, Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia), 12 October 2004
- Queensland Premier's Literary awards, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Queensland Government
- Freedman, Tim. "Liner Notes, Little Cloud Album". Retrieved 3 June 2013.
- Freedman, Tim. "'Melbourne'". Retrieved 3 June 2013.