Maura Lee Bee (she/they) is a queer, LatinX writer based in New York City. Her work has been featured in Autostraddle, YES Poetry, Breadcrumbs, and more. Her first book, "Peter & the Concrete Jungle" was published by VA Press in 2017. Her chapbook "mall goth" was included in the 2021 Ghost City Press Summer Microchap Series. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize & a Best of the Net award, and was a featured TEDx speaker. When she isn't busy dismantling an otherwise oppressive system, she enjoys reading books, baking pies, and meeting new dogs.