Peg Alford Pursell

California, United States

Member Since: 10/26/2022

Peg Alford Pursell is the author of A GIRL GOES INTO THE FOREST and SHOW HER A FLOWER, A BIRD, A SHADOW, the Foreword INDIES  2017 Book of the Year for Literary Fiction. She is the founder and director of WTAW Press and of Why There Are Words. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.


Twitter Username: @peg_a_pursell


  • Editor-in-Chief at WTAW Press (December 2015 - )
  • Director at Why There Are Words (December 2009 - )


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson MFA for Writers

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry