Meredith May is an award-winning journalist, author, and a fifth-generation beekeeper. She spent sixteen years at The San Francisco Chronicle, where her narrative reporting won the PEN USA Literary Award for Journalism and was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize. She taught digital journalism and podcasting at Mills College in Oakland for 10 years. She is co-author of I, Who Did Not Die, the true story of a 13-year-old Iranian child soldier who risked his life to save an enemy fighter during the brutal Iran-Iraq War. Her memoir, The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and A Girl Saved By Bees, (HarperCollins/Park Row 2019) is translated into eleven languages.