Peggy Sarjeant, M.D. is a writer and pediatrician, born in Wisconsin and raised in Texas, who has since found her home among the misty forests and perpetually snow-covered crags of the Pacific Northwest.
Peggy’s nonfiction work has appeared in the anthologies Becoming a Doctor: From Student to Specialist, Doctor-Writers Share Their Experiences and in Miracles and Moments of Grace, Inspiring Stories from Doctors. Her short fiction has appeared in Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts and in Portland Review. Peggy’s story “Looking for Oxygen” received the 2008 Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association Third Prize for Fiction. “The Mayflower” received the 2008 Albert and Elaine Bourchard Fellowship for Fiction at the Tomales Bay Writers’ Workshops in Pt. Reyes Station, CA. She completed a collection of short fiction, Homeland Security, in 2009. The American Sandbox is her first novel.