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“This wasn’t the first essay that I read this week, but it was the most wrenching, informative, lay-it-on-the-line and kick-you-in-the-pants one so far.”  On Peggy’s essay on intimate partner violence and disability in The Revolution Starts At Home: Reviewed by The Angry Black Woman blog

Read the essay or buy the book


Places to find my work 


And Others

Peggy Munson “treads fearlessly into the viciously real,” – Make/Shift Magazine

Awards &


Bay Guardian's Fiction Contest Winner, Fellow at Cottages at Hedgebrook, the Ragdale Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony; Project Queerlit Prize winner, Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant Recipient, Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Selected for Best American Poetry​​


Honorable Mention/Runner-Ups:

Tupelo Press First Book Competition (Poetry), Spoon River Poetry Review Editor’s Prize (Poetry) Finalist:

Dorset Prize (Poetry), Tupelo Press First Book Competition (Poetry), Word Works/Washington Prize (Poetry), Carnegie-Mellon Poetry Series (Poetry), Astraea Grant (Poetry), Lambda Literary Award


Noted Poetry Publications

Best American Poetry 2003

Literature and Medicine


Spoon River Poetry Review 

Sinister Wisdom

13th Moon

Lodestar Quarterly

Breath and Shadow

Night Bringing Feathers


Verse Daily



Art/Mixed media
Noted Short Story Publications

Mammoth Book of Erotica

 Sometimes She Lets Me

San Francisco Bay Guardian

Blithe House Quarterly

Best American Erotica 2007

Best American Erotica 2006

Hers3: Brilliant New Fiction

Best Lesbian Erotica 1998-2008

and Best of 1 and 2

On Our Backs (the book)

Tough Girls

On Our Backs Magazine

Best Bisexual Erotica II

Genderqueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary

Lodestar Quarterly

Margin: Exploring Modern Magical Realism

Outsider Ink 



The Revolution Starts at Home



Femmethology Volume 2 

Planet Thrive

Perceiving the Elephant

Literature and Medicine

Natural Awakenings Miami

Disability Social History Project 


Guest Editor: Suspect Thoughts: a Journal of Subversive Writing #18 


Private editor for various projects


Writing the shadow spaces of ME/CFS, chronic Lyme, and Long Covid

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