22 May Jamie Brickhouse
Jamie Brickhouse is the author of the critically acclaimed Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze Sex and My Mother. It’s “Required Reading” in Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir; Amazon named it a “Best Book of May 2015,” and Book Chase named it a “2015 Nonfiction Top 10.” It received stellar reviews from publications such as Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, Interview, and The Washington Post. Brickhouse has been published in The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Salon, Out, Lambda Literary Review, Publishers Weekly, Poz, Shelf Awareness, Australia’s The Daily Life, The Fix.com, the Latin American travel magazine Travesía, Addiction/Recovery eBulletin, and is a guest blogger for the Huffington Post.
Brickhouse is a StorySLAM winner of The Moth, the acclaimed, not-for-profit worldwide organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. He has also performed stand-up comedy and recorded voice-overs for the legendary cartoon TV show Beavis and Butthead.
Brickhouse spent over two decades in the publishing industry, most recently at two major houses as head of their publicity and lecture divisions. He is founder and CEO of redBrick Agency, a lecture bureau for authors. A native of Beaumont, Texas, he is a graduate of Trinity University (San Antonio) and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (now the Columbia Publishing Course). Brickhouse lives in New York City with his common law husband Michael. He is at work on his next book, I Favor My Daddy, a memoir about his father Earl.