“She felt herself to be poised between two places of equal, but different, terrors. Here, in England, persecution. There, in New England—wolves, forests, fierce winters.” Amazon Indigo Kindle Kobo Google iBooks A Measure of Light is a fictionalized account of the life of the real Mary Dyer, a Puritan who comes to Massacusetts in 1635. Seeking freedom, she encounters crushing repression; and Read More ...
Beth Powning lives in New Brunswick, Canada. Her latest bestselling novel, A Measure of Light, was called by the Globe and Mail “shatteringly exquisite…extraordinary…visceral and intense.”
She is the author of three novels and three books of literary non-fiction, as well as articles, essays and blog posts. A full-time writer, she teaches workshops, visits schools, sings in two choruses, serves on boards and committees, gardens, photographs, and has chickens and ponies.
She is currently working on a new novel.