Laure Baudot

Laure Baudot is an author and martial artist. With Toronto as her base, she has travelled the world with her adventurous husband and three children. Her work has been published in various literary journals, including The Danforth Review, The Fertile Source, Found Press, and Prairie Fire.

On Festival Sunday Laure Baudot will be part of our “Let Me Tell You a Story” set at The Mill from 3:15-4:15.

This One Because of the Dead

Laure Baudot’s This One Because of the Dead is a collection of stories about the power of what goes unsaid – of the truths people keep hidden from each other, which guide their relationships and their decisions in unexpected ways.

An ex-ballet dancer and her boyfriend who is about to scale Mt. Everest struggle with the contradictions between what they want from life and what they need from each other.

A man on a business trip in Tokyo navigates culture shock as well as the muddy waters of life back home.

An ex-babysitter, called to testify against one of her former clients, recalls her own complicated history with him.