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.
Bee 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 and 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 Times, Time 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.