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[Excerpt] A Host of Cells My daughter, India, died five years ago, when she was 16. Although she’s dead, her cells live on in a research laboratory at the University of Ottawa. I can’t bring myself to go there. About a year after India died, my husband, Mark, visited the lab. At the time we were…

Spiriting Away

S. Lesley Buxton reads a 2:20 excerpt from Chapter One – Spiriting Away, from her recently-published book: One Strong girl, surviving the unimaginbable – a mother’s memoir.

Upcoming Readings

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Little Voices

Little Voices is the product of a unique partnership between visual artist, Patti Normand and writer, Lesley Buxton. Together, they have created an intimate portrait of a fictional Canadian town known as Silent Falls. The precisely detailed dioramas create a visual biography of the town and are intentionally small, like toys, so as to create a false sense…