Peggy Duffy

A Mother's Story, #31, 2003
Smoke, #34, 2004, Hayward Fault Line Winner
The Thrill Of It All, #39, 2005
In addition Doorknobs and Bodypaint, Peggy Duffy's short stories and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Newsweek, The Washington Post, Smokelong Quarterly, Octavo, Drexel Online Journal, Three Candles, Pierian Springs, Brevity, Literary Mama, Main Street Rag and So To Speak. Her fiction was recognized by the Virginia Commission for the Arts as a finalist in the Individual Artist Fellowship program for literary artists. Her short story, "First Thing in the Morning," was selected by storySouth for the Million Writers Award, Notable Online Short Stories for 2004, and two of her stories were selected by storySouth as Notable Online Short Stories for 2003. She maintains a website at
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