Her powerful, elegant memoir should be read by everyone.... as an example of what truly well-written and unflinching self-examination can be like. --The Sunday Telegraph
Witnessing her strength and sheer determination to live makes this striking book completely engrossing. -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
You know how sometimes you read a book that's so powerful, you find you keep flipping to the back to look at the author's photo? Lessons in Taxidermy has that effect. --Time Out New York
Lavender's memoir is exquisite, precise and deeply affecting from beginning to end. -Bookslut
Bee Lavender is an activist, author, entrepreneur, and social media pioneer. Her work has been reviewed and featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, USA Today, The New Yorker, Salon, Time Out, NPR, the BBC, Utne Reader, Clamor, Bitch, Bust, Fast Company, Information Age, TechCrunch, and the Wall Street Journal, amongst many other publications. Her writing regularly appears in magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and radio programs in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
Bee was born and raised on a peninsula west of Seattle. She currently divides her time between London and NYC.