Peyton Marshall’s story “Bunnymoon” was published in Best New American Voices 2004. Her essay “From the Hills of Fauquier County” appeared in A Public Space. Her work has been published, in translation, in the Spanish-language journal, Etiqueta Negra.
“Come and See the Legend” is Peyton’s second story in FiveChapters. Her first, “Beast,” appeared in 2009, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Peyton is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, where she received a Maytag Fellowship and the Richard Yates short fiction award. She lives in Portland, Oregon where she is at work on her first novel, plays bass in her band, The Third Sex, restores Craftsman homes, and — in her spare time – changes the diapers of her four-month-old twins.