Bad Advice from Bad Women @ Artists & Fleas
Wednesday October 11: 8:00PM – 9:00PM
Join the prolific, sharp-tongued Charlotte Shane and a gang of the finest women writing in New York for another round of Bad Advice from Bad Women! This time, come find us at the beautiful, crafty Artists & Fleas marketplace in Soho for an evening of wit and wisdom. Readers include:
Sukjong Hong is a writer working on graphic novels and comics journalism. She was previously at the New Republic and is now web editor of The Architect's Newspaper. Her writing and comics have appeared on The Nib, Al Jazeera America, Triple Canopy magazine, Fusion (now Splinter), and other outlets.
Carla Bruce-Eddings works in publicity at Riverhead Books, and is a freelance writer and Books Editor for Well-Read Black Girl. Her writing has been featured in New York Magazine, Refinery29, The Establishment, Literary Hub, and elsewhere.
Anne Lai lives in Brooklyn. She is an artist who works with photography and language, and collaborates with small presses. Her book See-Blue was made with Booklet in 2014, and what tends apart was made with Oso Press in 2012. She received a Dickinson House Writing Fellowship in 2015 and was an Emerging Poets Fellow at Poets House in 2016. She has a forthcoming publication in 2018 from The Song Cave.
Maria Yagoda is a writer living in Brooklyn. She is a contributing editor at Food and Wine Magazine, and her weekly column at Broadly, Sex Machina, explores the intersections of sex, tech, and romance. Her work has appeared in Glamour, Racked, The Hairpin, The Atlantic, and more.
Tanwi Nandini Islam is the author of Bright Lines (Penguin 2015), a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, Edmund White Debut Fiction Award, the Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize, and the inaugural selection of the First Lady of NYC's Gracie Book Club. She is the founder of Hi Wildflower, a beauty & fragrance house based in Brooklyn, where she lives.
Aisha Mirza is a writer and social worker from East London who has been pretending to understand astrology in Brooklyn for the last three years. www.aishamirza.net
Charlotte Shane is an essayist, author, and co-founder of TigerBee Press. The Guardian likened her written work to Charles Dickens, and Vice called her book Prostitute Laundry "addictive [and] intimate." Just like an opium den.