M. Fisher earned her M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia
University. She has held various professional careers as a
registered nurse, army officer, teacher and guidance counselor.
Now retired, she has finally accepted her journey as a writer.
She is the author of Lifting Voices: Voices of the
Collective Struggle. Her poems have appeared in several
anthologies including Commemorating Excellence: the 1998
Presidential Awards. She is one of the featured authors in an anthology of essays, The Story That Must Be Told, published by Loving Healing Press in 2007. Peggy Fisher has completed a memoir tentatively titled, Journey to the Jewels Within, which reflects on her path of self-discovery and change by the practices of classical yoga and meditation for over thirty years. She is also working on two non-fiction books for children.
Peggy M. Fisher has attended
many workshops and conferences over the years including the
Hurston-Wright Foundation, Goucher College, The Philadelphia
Black Writers' Conferences, the New Jersey Council of the Arts
Writers and Arts Programs and The International Women's Writing
Guild Conferences. In July 2003, Fisher completed the Amherst
Writer and Artists Creative Writing Workshop Leadership course
of study. In 2007 she participated in poetry workshops led by Cave Canem Foundation fellows.
Peggy Fisher presented workshops in writing at the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers annual conferences in 2005-2007. She
continues her commitment to young people by meeting with them to
talk about their needs as she completes a book on coping for
teens. Peggy M. Fisher is available for readings as well as
To Contact Peggy M. Fisher
PO Box 2775
Camden, NJ 08101
Tel or Fax (856) 964-4284