Peg Alford Pursell

PursellPeg Alford Pursell is the author of the forthcoming book of stories, Show Her a Flower, a Bird, a Shadow. Her work has been published in or forthcoming from VOLT, RHINO, the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, among others, and shortlisted for the Flannery O’Connor Award. She curates Why There Are Words, a reading series she founded six years ago in Sausalito, and is the founding editor of WTAW Press, an independent publisher of exceptional literary books. You can find her online at