About

Priscilla Morris is a fiction writer who is passionate about teaching creative writing. A member of the Society of Authors and the Irish Writers Centre, she has an MA with Distinction and a PhD in Creative Writing from the renowned School of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She’s taught creative writing at UEA, Kingston University and City Lit and currently lectures at University College Dublin. In her twenties and early thirties, she taught English as a foreign language in England, Spain and Brazil. She read Italian, Spanish and Social Anthropology at Cambridge University.

Priscilla lives between Catalonia and Ireland. She’s recently completed a novel Black Butterflies, which is about a landscape painter’s experience of the first ten months of the siege of Sarajevo in the early 1990s. A tale of war, love, art and loss, it’s inspired by family history and memories of happy childhood holidays in Yugoslavia. She is represented by Sophie Lambert at C&W.

writing in the butler room
Writing at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland. July 2017. I love it here!
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The Goat’s Bridge, near Sarajevo, Bosnia