Peggy Sturdivant writes short fiction and poetry. She has been the featured writer at the New Voices reading of the After Long Silence series. Over the last two years she has been involved in an oral history project interviewing first generation immigrants and now collected in Voices of Ballard. She is a member of an ongoing writer’s group facilitated by Pesha Gertler. Currently she does Educational Outreach for a research institute that studies infectious diseases of global importance. She lives with her daughter in Seattle.