Academic Publications and
Non-traditional Research Outputs

My work as a Creative Practice Researcher draws on my experience as a theatre-maker. I work across modalities including collaborative texts, sonic essays, live art, installations and creative-writing projects.

Wardle, D. van Loon, J. Taylor, S. Rendle-Short, F. Murray, P. Carlin, D. (2022) A to Z of Creative Writing Methods Bloomsbury Publishing

Jones, SH., Harris, DX., Campbell, A., Myers, M., Murray, P., Grigor, M. et, al. (2022) On Care-fulness: Critical Creative Expressions of Care in a Feminist Theatre Research Project Research in Arts and Education 2021 (4), 259-282

Murray, P., Magner, B. (2022) Putting the Imp into Imposter Syndrome In: The Palgrave Handbook of Imposter Syndrome in Higher Education, 545-562

Rendle-Short, F., Murray, P. (2021) Kin-as-ethics: experiments in un/authorised queer essay practice In: Sydney Review of Books

Murray, P., Ellis, M., Jackson, A., Stefanou, T., Warsame K. (2021) On the Holding of Spaces for Essaying Into In: Cordite Poetry Review

Murray, P. (2020) MURRAY’S COVIDICTIONARY In: Text Special Issue: The in / completeness of human experience

Murray, P. (2020) Glossolalalararium Pandemiconium: A Meaningfully Irreverent, Queerelously Autoethnographic In: Qualitative Inquiry 27 (7), 806-811

Ballard, S., Brasier, H., Buck, S., Carlin, D., Langley, S., Lobb, J., Magner, D., Murray, P. (2020) We thought we knew what summer was In: Axon: Creative Explorations 10 (2)

Murray, P. (2020) An elegy for every little thing In: Progress in Palliative Care 28 (2), 120-122

Carlin, D., Murray, P. (2020) Invisible mending (a disintegrated essay) In: Erasure Issue

Munro, K., Murray, P., Taylor, S. (2020) Diarology for beginners: articulating playful practice through artless methodology In: New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 17, 80 – 100

Taylor, S., Munro, K., Murray, P. (2019) Advanced diarology: mortification, materiality and meaning-making In: TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, 1 – 21

Carlin, D., Murray, P., McKinnon, C., Lobb, J. (2019) Mixed Doubles: Collaborative Writing, Peripheral Strategies and some Friendly Serve-Volley In: RUUKKU: Studies in Artistic Research Helsinki, Finland

Rendle-Short, F., Eades, Q., Borich, B., Murray, P., Ypil, L. (2018) Nonfiction as Queer Aesthetic: Score for Five Speakers in Two Acts In: Fourth Genre East Lansing, Michigan

Sempert, M., Sawtell, L., Murray, P., Langley, S., Batty, C. (2017) Methodologically speaking: innovative approaches to knowledge and text in creative writing research In: New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 14, 205 – 222

Murray, P., Sempert, M., Taylor, S. (2017) Panel play in three acts: Or, how (or when) does a panel become a playpen? In: Axon: Creative Explorations, 7, 1 – 14

Murray, P. (2017) Please Supply Own Title In: Text Special Issue 39, The Essay Australia

Murray, P. (2014) Elder-flowering: Creative resistance and the theatre of endurance – or vice versa: An introduction to a research project-in-progress In: Creative Manoeuvres: Writing, Making, Being, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom

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Original Creative Works


Murray, Peta. Wallflowering. Currency Press, 1992

Murray, Peta. Spitting Chips. Currency Press, 1995

Murray, Peta. Salt. Currency Press, 2001

Murray, Peta. Missa pro Venerabilibus: a Mass for the Ageing. Footscray Community Arts Centre, Victoria, 2016

Murray, Peta. Vigil/Wake. Arts House, North Melbourne, Victoria, 2018

Murray, Peta. On Our Beach. Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Fremantle, Western Australia, 2019

Photos supplied by Peta Murray
Short Fiction

Murray, Peta. The Volunteer. Award-winning Australian Writing, Melbourne Books, 2008

Murray, Peta. Cameraman. Sleepers Almanac 5, Sleepers Publishing, 2009

Murray, Peta. Indigestion. New Australian Stories 2, Scribe, Melbourne, 2010

Photo supplied by Peta Murray