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Writer's Circle Featuring Peg Alford Pursell

A supportive group of writers who gather together every month at The Hivery to share resources, wisdom, experiences, and receive writer-to-writer support! This month, we're thrilled to welcome Peg Alford Pursell. 


Peg Alford Pursell joins us to talk about her book Show Her a Flower, a Bird, a Shadow. We'll learn about her writing routine, publishing journey, and get to know her as a local friend, author, and director of the premier literary event, Why There Are Words. 

Thais Derich, the author of Second Chance (She Writes Press, 2017), will lead this engaging session. She's a woman's health advocate, inspirational speaker, and educator. 

Keep your writing projects in focus by attending The Hivery's monthly Writer's Circle. After this gathering, we continue to cheer each other on while writing at The Hivery, attending other Hivery community events, workshops and participating in our online forums. Come join us!

As seats are limited, advance online registration is required. Free for members. $30 for non-members. BYO brown-bag lunch discussion.  All are welcome!

Not a Hivery member yet? Learn more about membership and sign up here.

The Writer’s Circle is one of The Hivery's signature monthly programs. Mark your calendar for the second Thursday of each month from 12:30-1:45pm to join this program. Please note the special date of this month's session. 

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ABOUT Peg Alford Pursell


Peg Alford Pursell is a writer, editor, teacher, literary community builder, and all-around good egg. She is the author of (ELJ Editions, March 2017; Second Edition WTAW Press, September 2017).

Peg lives in Northern California and directs Why There Are Words, a national neighborhood of literary readings she founded in Sausalito in 2010.  She is the director and founder of WTAW Press, an independent publisher of literary books. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.


"It’s a real testimonial to your Writing Group because I felt supported and therefore took bigger risks in my writing.  I am very grateful. Lots of high fives to you." - Lisa Pepper-Satkin, Executive Therapeutic Coach, MA, MFT after getting paid for placement of her essay. 


Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, author of the best-seller novel THE NEST; Melissa Cistaro, author of NCIBA BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF 2015 winner PIECES OF MY MOTHER; Elizabeth Stark, author of SHY GIRL; Heather Young, author of LOST GIRLS; Nina Schuyler, author of THE TRANSLATOR winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Award for General Fiction. Katherine Ozment author of GRACE WITHOUT GOD winner of Publisher Weekly's Best Books of 2016. Jill Dodd, author of The Currency of Love.