Peggy Moss

Peggy MossPeggy Moss worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Unit of the Maine Department of Attorney General and as associate director of the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence before launching her writing career ( She is the author of two award-winning books for children, Say Something and Our Friendship Rules, and she continues to work with schools, both as a consultant to organizations and independently, to prevent bullying and teasing. Most recently, Peggy joined forces with Lyn Mikel Brown to create Get Real 2010 with HGHW. Moss graduated from Princeton University and the Washington College of Law at American University. She received her MFA in creative writing from the Stonecoast program at the University of Southern Maine in July, 2004. She lives with her husband, John Beebe, and their two winsome, audacious, delightful and unpredictable daughters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.