Tiger Bee Press presents Bad Advice for Bad Women, a roaming reading series featuring the best women writing today.
Hawa Allan writes cultural criticism, fiction and poetry. She is an essay editor at The Offing and her work has appeared, among other places, in The Baffler, the Chicago Tribune, Lapham's Quarterly and Tricycle magazine, where she is a contributing editor.
Molly Fischer is features editor at The Cut. Her writing has appeared in New York, Harper's, and n+1.
Meaghan O'Connell is a freelance writer who lives with her family in Portland, OR. Her book of essays, And Now We Have Everything, is forthcoming from Little, Brown in April 2018.
Tracy O'Neill is the author of The Hopeful, one of Electric Literature's Best Novels of 2015. The same year, she was named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, long-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Prize, and was a Narrative Under 30 finalist. In 2012, she was awarded the Center for Fiction's Emerging Writers Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, the New Yorker, LitHub, BOMB, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Literarian, New World Writing, Narrative, Scoundrel Time, Guernica, Bookforum, Electric Literature, Grantland, Vice, The Guardian, VQR, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Her column Body Language appears in Catapult. She holds an MFA in fiction from the City College of New York and an MA in communications from Columbia University. She currently teaches at the City College of New York and is editor-in-chief of the literary journal Epiphany.
Dianca London Potts earned her MFA in Fiction from The New School and her MA in English in addition to her MA in Humanities from Arcadia University. She is the former prose editor of LIT Magazine, a 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominee, and a Best Small Fictions finalist for 2016. She is a Kimbilio Fiction Fellow, a Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop participant, a VONA Voices alumna, and the former online editor of Well-Read Black Girl. Her words have been featured in Noisey, The A.V. Club, The Village Voice, The Toast, Lenny Letter, and elsewhere. Her memoir, Planning for the Apocalypse: Meditations on Faith and Being the Only Black Girl at Your Party, is forthcoming from 37 Ink. She currently works and resides in Brooklyn. You can follow her musings on Twitter via @diancalondon.
Jennifer Soong is a New Jersey and New York-based poet. Her first full-length book, Near At, is forthcoming from Futurepoem Books. Her poetry can be found in Berfrois, Prelude Magazine, DIAGRAM, and Social Text, among others, and has been translated into Spanish. In addition to being poetry editor at Nat. Brut and an English doctoral candidate at Princeton, she thinks writing poems is a bit like going around with a metal detector while looking for pearls.
Charlotte Shane, Bad Advice series host and curator, is a cofounder of TigerBee Press, and author of Prostitute Laundry.