S. Lesley Buxton

S. 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. She is also the co-author, along with Sue Harper, of the books in the Time to Wonder series of family-oriented guidebooks highlighting regional museums in British Columbia. Lesley lives in Penticton, British Columbia.