Priscilla was born in England and has lived in Austria, Hong Kong, Zambia, Australia and now South Africa. Most of her working life was spent working as a communications consultant. Her first book, a teenage novel, The Children of Mer, was published in 2004. She runs creative writing workshops in Cape Town and has collaborated on three novels with her writing groups.
Whilst living Johannesburg for fourteen years, Priscilla and her husband spent a lot of time in the Eastern Cape. They now live in Cape Town.