Lois Leveen is the author of the novels Juliet’s Nurse and The Secrets of Mary Bowser. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic and on NPR.  She lives in Portland, Oregon, with two cats, one Canadian, and 60,000 honeybees. Her website is loisleveen.com, and you can follow her at Facebook and on Twitter @LoisLeveen.