Creative writing 2021-09-30T21:08:30+00:00

Virginia Muzik | Creative writing – non-fiction and memoir

Virginia Muzik Creative Writing

My writing explores themes of music, grief, trauma and chronic pain.

PUBLISHED ONLINE: Memoir and fiction

‘Ghost Ships by The Saints’ (2021, Stereo Stories)

Anth Oregon beach 1997 walking away

Music memoir, also featured in Stereo Stories’ ‘The Grieving Stories’


‘Glycerine Queen by Suzi Quatro’ (2020, Stereo Stories)

Suzi Q drawn by Virginia Muzik

Music memoir, also featured in Stereo Stories’ ‘The Schooldays Collection’


Your last breath: Saying farewell to our darling dog (2020, Medium)

Jett boy 2020

On my first experience with pet euthanasia and learning to let go.


Into Deep (2000, Story Bytes)


Short fiction, published in Story Bytes Issue #49


BOOKS: Non-fiction contributions

Dogs That Make a Difference (2014, Penguin Books Australia)

Dogs that make a difference COVER Dogs that make a difference

Short memoir piece, ‘A Gentle Giant Finds His Feet’ published, along with two of my photos (far left image on back cover and a full page image inside the book)

Product 45: Australian Punk/Post-punk Record Covers (2015, Inner City Sound)

Short memoir/music review-style piece, ‘Cover versions: Reflections of a 7-inch picture-sleeve purist

The publisher also engaged me to turn interview transcripts into engaging feature profiles on well-known Australian musicians, including Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus) and Stephen Cummings (Sports).