Lesley Buxton

Lesley Buxton studied acting at Mountview Theatre School in London, England, and has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Lesley’s first book, One Strong Girl, won the inaugural Pottersfield Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her essays and short stories have appeared in leading Canadian magazines and anthologies such as Love Me True, Today’s Parent, Reader’s Digest, This Magazine, Hazlitt, The Fiddlehead, and The New Quarterly. Lesley lives in Penticton, British Columbia.