New! Limited edition chapbook featuring stories by Bee Lavender and illustrations by Gabriel Liston. For sale in select stores and via Microcosm. Not suitable for actual children. Click here to buy


The launch of Catapult featured three of my stories:

Modern Love

Space Oddity

Ashes to Ashes

I was also the CEO of a tech startup based in London. My stated objective was to lead the organization through the start-up phase, then to identify, negotiate, and complete a merger deal. Result?

“Facebook Acquires U.K. Software Startup Monoidics.” The motto of the company was “Proof for the Masses” and we achieved that goal. Lots more information can be found by clicking here.


||||| Salon featured a story I wrote about being a teenager, having cancer, and Madonna. The original title was Fuck You Seattle but they changed it to: Desperately Seeking Survival.

||||| Lessons in Taxidermy was on numerous “best of the year” and bestseller lists, nominated for several prizes, and acknowledged as an American Library Association Best Book.

||||| Keynote, Headliner, Readings, Etc:

Accompanied Library, National Arts Club, NYC
Association for Research on Mothering, Toronto
Better Read Than Dead, Chicago IL
Book Expo, Chicago IL
Breeder Tour featuring the Dolly Ranchers, nationwide
Bumbershoot, Seattle
CMJ Music Marathon, NYC
Happy Endings Reading Series, NYC
KGB Reading Series, NYC
Ladyfest: Olympia, San Francisco, and Seattle
LA Times Festival of Books
Lessons in Taxidermy Tour, nationwide
Mamaphonic Tour, nationwide
NY Writers Coalition Writing Aloud, NYC
Radar Reading Series, San Francisco
Rock & Read, Madison WI
Sister Spit, Seattle
Stumptown Show & Tell, Horse Hospital, London
Writers on the Edge, WA
X Marks the Bokship, London