The A+ Bee Issue Nine: Bee-thoven’s Ninth

Hi there candied yams!

Welcome to Issue 9 of the A+ Bee! Thanks for joining us. I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday (if that is what you celebrate in your neck of the woods) and ate lots of turkey (or tofurkey, you do you).

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Now let's all settle in, make ourselves some hot chocolate and get to reading!

You can also download and print the PDF of this issue and do a dramatic reading for your cat, if that's what you're into.

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Chelsey is a previous Editorial Assistant for Autostraddle and currently resides in Los Angeles with her cat Olive and a large collection of cardigans. She enjoys drinking coffee/tea, writing, editing, and validating the humans in her life.

Chelsey has written 52 articles for us.