November 10, 2018

#GivingTuesday—a global social media movement to support nonprofits and organizations doing good work—featured Peg Alford Pursell in their #WomenWhoGive, a series celebrating those who make a difference.

September 18, 2018

Bending Genres published a review of Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow by Sara Fitzpatrick Comito. "Pursell’s rich images and musicality still leave plenty of space to imprint one’s experience while savoring the characters’ seductive gravitational slide through time,...

September 1, 2018

Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow receives a wonderful review by Chloe Martinez, published in RHINO. "These pieces beautifully enact the effort to contain and comprehend intense emotions and experiences. What happens when circumstances —such as those of family, cultu...

August 31, 2018

Enormous thanks to John McMurtrie of the San Francisco Chronicle for featuring Why There Are Words!  "Founded in Sausalito in 2010 by Peg Alford Pursell, the series is quickly gaining popularity; there are now six other Why There Are Words series, in Austin, Texas; Los...

June 20, 2018

Peg Alford Pursell's Show Her a Flower, A Bird, A Shadow has won the 2017 Indies Book of the Year for Literary Fiction award. The book was originally published in March 2017 by the now-defunct ELJ Editions, which closed its doors three weeks after publication of the bo...

November 28, 2016

WTAW Press' Founder and Director was chosen to be featured in the AWP's Spotlight for her "mission to foster literary achievement, to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and to serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary w...

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