In the 1970s she acted as the Co-founder, publisher, and editor of New Age Journal.
"Peggy Taylor, M. Ed, (Ex-Officio, Director of Training and Co-Founder)is a writer, musician, and creative development specialist with a Masters of Education in Creative Arts in Learning from Lesley University in Cambridge MA, USA. She has over 30 years experience working in the fields of group facilitation and experiential learning. Peggy is co-founder and for many years was co-director of the Power of Hope. She is co-author of Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life, which has sold over 250,000 copies worldwide. Peggy is on the board of Hollyhock, a learning center/retreat on Cortes Island, BC, Canada. She leads PYE’s advanced level training, the Heart of Facilitation. More recently, Peggy co-founded Young Women Empowered, a leadership program for teen women in the Seattle area that is being incubated by PYE."  She was formerly married to Eric Utne.
- Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life (Tarcher, 1984) - coauthors Rick Fields, Rex Weyler, Rick Ingrasci
- Catch the Fire: An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities - coauthor Charlie Murphy
Resources and articles
- PYE Global Team, organizational web page, accessed May 21, 2013.