Laure Baudot


“...Irresistible and heartbreaking...”

Laure Baudot’s prose is exquisite, patient, and sophisticated.
— Sarah Selecky, author of THIS CAKE IS FOR THE PARTY
Image above by Guy Demun

This One Because of the Dead

Stories by Laure Baudot
Launch: Ben McNally Books
6 –8 p.m. April 8, 2019

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What a pleasure to discover the perceptive and intelligent stories of Laure Baudot.
— Isabel Huggan, author of BELONGING


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A fierce, bright new voice. Baudot’s stories tackle the treachery of self-deception with a cruel, contemporary panache.
— Susan Swan, author of THE WESTERN LIGHT

Laure Baudot is an author and martial artist. With Toronto as her base, she travels the world with her adventurous husband and three children. Her work has been published in literary journals including The Danforth ReviewThe Fertile SourceFound Press, and Prairie Fire. Her debut collection of short stories, This One Because of the Dead, is forthcoming from Cormorant Books in April 2019.

Laure is currently working on a graphic novel about a girl karate-ka, based on her experiences as a karate student and instructor, as well as a novel. She is represented by Monica Pacheco at The McDermid Agency. Her literary, feminist blog about karate can be found at


“In the Afternoon”

Published by Found Press


Published by The Fertile Source


Published by The Danforth Review


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