Helen Jukes is a writer, writing tutor and beekeeper. Her writing has appeared in many publications, including Caught by the River, BBC Wildlife, Resurgence, the Junket and LITRO. She tutors on the creative writing programme at Oxford University, and also works with the Bee Friendly Trust, a London-based charity founded by beekeeper Luke Dixon to promote our understanding of honeybees and help nurture sustainable habitats. She lives in the Wye Valley. www.helenjukes.com
'This book has found a special place in my heart. It's as
strange, beautiful and unexpected, as precise and exquisite
in its movings, as bees in a hive. I loved it'
-- Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk