Hannah Nordhaus Explains The Beekeeper’s Lament

Hannah Nordhaus, author of THE BEEKEEPER'S LAMENT

Hannah Nordhaus is author of The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America.

The book is a non-fiction portrait of an unusual fourth-generation beekeeper who travels the West with 10,000 beehives, making honey, pollinating crops, and struggling to keep his bees alive in the middle of a strange and sobering honey bee die-off.

Hannah’s writing has appeared in the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, Outside Magazine, Ski Magazine, High Country News, The Village Voice, and many other publications.

Hannah has received Associated Press and California Newspaper Publishing Association awards for feature writing and business reporting.

Hannah is an historian by training.

She lives in Boulder with two children, one husband, one troublesome puppy, and zero beehives.