Pauline Holdstock was born in England and now lives on Vancouver Island. She is the author of such acclaimed works as Beyond Measure (Cormorant Books) and The Turning (New Star Books).
Her books have been published in the UK and Germany, as well as in the US, and her essays and reviews have appeared in many national newspapers and literary journals. Mortal Distractions is her highly anticipated collection of essays and her seventh book. About Beyond Measure: “[Beyond Measure] can sit comfortably on any bookshelf alongside work by writers like A. S. Byatt and Jane Urquhart.” — The Vancouver Sun