Peg Alford Pursell

Location San Francisco Bay Area
Occupation writer

About Me

Peg Alford Pursell's work has been short-listed for the Flannery O'Connor Short Fiction Award, and twice received The (S.C.) State Fiction Award. New stories have been published in or are forthcoming from The Los Angeles Review, Staccato Fiction, Emprise Review, Precipitate Journal, The Fabulist, The Big Ugly Review, Pure Francis, Divine Dirt Quarterly, Her Royal Majesty, Annalemma, and others. Her 93-word story "Fragmentation" is the title story of the Burrow Press Anthology (February 2011) Fragmentation and Other Stories. Two of her stories were performed at Stories on Stage in Sacramento in May 2011. Her 994-word story "Project" published in Annalemma Magazine, Summer 2011, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She received her MFA from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers; started the creative writing program at the Charleston School of the Arts; and teaches at the College of Marin, Book Passage, and in private workshops. Peg also founded and curates the Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series in Sausalito. She serves on the advisory boards of Litquake and TEDxMarin.

Why do you write?

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Any favorite authors? Books?

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Peg Alford Pursell's Wall

Meg Pokrass – Apr 11, 2010

Hi Peg - it is all in the family here! Welcome!

Doug Bond – Mar 23, 2010

Hi Peg. Great to see you here!

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