Peggy J. Shaw is a journalist and author/editor of more than 50 traditionally published books. A former senior editor for Dalmatian Press/Intervisual Books/Piggy Toes Press, she holds a B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University and a master's in communications from the University of Florida, where she was named the Outstanding Graduate Scholar and awarded a Poynter Institute Fellowship. Shaw began her career as a journalist and has worked for such big-city dailies as The Tennessean and St. Petersburg Times. She was a features editor for the Southern Living Inc. group of magazines, and a PR manager at the College of William & Mary and Vanderbilt University Her work has appeared in publications such as Columbia Journalism Review, Southern Accents magazine, the national Episcopal Journal, and Oxmoor House books. She lives in Decatur, Ga.