Peggy Munson





Peggy Munson

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Munson is the author of the novel, Origami Striptease, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. She also edited the anthology, Stricken: Voices from the Hidden Epidemic of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. She has published in such places as Best American Poetry 2003, Literature and Medicine, Marginalia, the Spoon River Poetry Review, Sinister Wisdom, 13th Moon, Blithe House Quarterly, Lodestar Quarterly, Margin: Exploring Modern Magical Realism, Best American Erotica, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Peggy has also been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, the Ragdale Foundation, and Cottages at Hedgebrook.

Pathogenesis was a finalist or semifinalist for numerous prizes including the Dorset Prize, the Carnegie-Mellon Poetry Series, the Beatrice
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Stricken
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2000
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Pathogenesis
4.72 of 5 stars 4.72 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2008
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Origami Striptease
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2006
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Stricken: Voices from the H...
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“Sure, society understands visible shackles-- they get the symbolism of the wheelchair, of prosthetics, of a bumper sticker reading disabled veteran, but they still struggle for comprehension of the profound, invisible shackles that an illness such as [Chronic Fatigue] puts on a person's body.”
Peggy Munson, Stricken

“I would like to know just what kind of nothing I am”
Peggy Munson

“she confuses everything i am, shakes the change out of my pokets and makes me want to barter with foreign currency.”
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