Pearl D. Anderson was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. At the age of seven, her parents moved to Oregon. She attended writing and photography courses at Mt. Hood College.
She has had articles published in the Oregonian, Woodall's Travel & RV Magazine, The Oregon Motorist, In-Flight Magazine, Outdoor America, The American Bard, The Friendly Way, Jean's Journal, Mt. Hood College Newspaper, Major Poets Chapter, The Oregon Sportsman, California Wildlife, Sportsfisherman West, Oregon Fish & Wildlife Bulletin, Great Lakes Sportsman, a column about Douglas County for a year in the Ruralite Magazine, several articles in Roseburg's News Review, and several online Internet publications. She has also published a poetry chapbook, My Poetry Path, and two pamphlets: My Camera and Me, and Writing Tid-Bits.
She writes fiction, science fiction, poems, memoirs, and articles.