Priscilla Whitley has been a writer most of her life. She attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism as well as Fordham University where she majored in Creative Writing.
Priscilla has worked at Simon and Schuster Publishing as well as Kampmann & Co, now Mid-Point Trade Books and Beaufort Books in New York. She is a feature writer for The Record-Review in Westchester County, NY. She has been an on-going contributing feature writer for Hersam/Acorn Press. Priscilla’s articles and essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies across the country. She has won the California Genealogical Award, a Grand Magazine Memoir Award and was cited as an Honored writer for the 2011 Westport Arts Center Memoir Contest. In 2012 her memoir, August on the Porch, placed first in the Westport Arts Center Memoir Contest. She is a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), the National Association of Women Writers, the Hudson Valley Writer’s Center and the Ohio Antioch Writer’s Workshop, a highly regarded forum for poets, memoirists and writer’s of fiction and non-fiction.
Priscilla’s greatest skills lie in a quick turn-around in editing content to clearly present information while keeping its character. She is excellent in her research and finding a point of interest to draw people in on any subject. Please contact her for any content writing or editing needs.
As facilitator of the Candlewood Writers Workshop, Priscilla runs workshops for writers in Fairfield County Connecticut.