Rasha Mourtada, The Globe and Mail
May 11, 2018
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“Lesley Buxton writes beautifully about the utter heartbreak of her first Mother’s Day without her daughter, India, in Today’s Parent (PSA: grab the tissues). This moving observation made me nod in emphatic agreement: ‘India has taught me the unyielding truth about love: that it goes on long after we leave each other. It hides itself deep in the crevices of our guts and bones. Wherever I go, I carry her.'”

Kerry Clare
, 49th Shelf
February 12, 2018
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“Lesley Buxton’s essay from the collection, (Love Me True) “Are You Still Married?” is devastating, sad, glorious and beautiful, and we’re so glad to be able to share it with you.”

Peter Simpson
, The Ottawa Citizen
March 2014
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“She [Lesley Buxton] has descriptive powers that bring the scenes to life.”

Paul Gessell
, Ottawa Life
January 28, 2014
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“Buxton’s media for conveying words are as ingenuous as her actual words.”

Brian Etling
, The Millions

September 19, 2015
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“Lesley Buxton’s moving essay on marriage, grief, and understanding will hit you square in the heart.”