Victoria Stirling is a retired nurse, published freelance writer and the author of the books, From the Other Side of the Bed and Nurse! Oh, Nurse!, published by Borealis Press and released in 2011. She is also a lay-preacher for the United Church of Canada. Born in Newbury, England, Victoria immigrated to Canada in 1966 with her husband Harvey and their two children. She enjoys spending time with her grandson and lives in London, Ontario.