@beelavender


 



Bee Lavender is an activist, author, entrepreneur, and expatriate. Her contributions as a social media pioneer caused Time Magazine to call her a “reigning mother superior,” and she recently sold her tech company to Facebook.

She is the critically-acclaimed author of Lessons in Taxidermy  and editor of the anthologies Breeder  and Mamaphonic. She has written for The Guardian, Salon, Catapult, Bust, Bitch, and appeared on many NPR and BBC Radio programs.  Her writing regularly appears in anthologies in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Her work in technology and publishing has been reviewed and featured in a wide array of outlets like Wired, Fast Company, USA Today, The Telegraph, The TimesTime Out, The New Yorker, and Utne Reader.

Bee Lavender was born and raised on a peninsula west of Seattle. She currently lives in London and NYC.

Recent Articles


Modern Love

In which I take a short break from a book tour to play Find a Junkie at Disneyland
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Space Oddity

I always say kidnap, but Mary might have had custody; it isn’t clear.
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Ashes to Ashes

Mary died in the public housing projects where I was born. Her chosen method was a speedball. She was forty-eight years old.
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