Camilla Macpherson studied Classics at Oxford, graduating with a First in 1998. After University, she qualified in law, working in London, where she continues to be a practising lawyer. Camilla is a previous winner of the Promis Prize (sponsored by Waterstones) for short stories and has been short-listed for several other writing awards. Pictures at an Exhibition is her first published novel.

Camilla currently lives in London with her Canadian husband, who is both a lawyer and a musician, and their young daughter.