Jamie Brickhouse is the author of the critically acclaimed Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze Sex and My Mother, listed as “Required Reading” in Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir. Amazon named it a “Best Book of May 2015;” Book Chase named it a
“2015 Nonfiction Top 10;” and Wally Lamb declared, “Move over, Augusten Burroughs. You’ve got company.” The memoir has also received stellar reviews from publications such as Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, Interview, and the Washington Post. Jamie has been published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Salon, Out, Lambda Literary Review, among many other publications, and is a guest blogger for the Huffington Post.
Jamie has taught at the Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference, Atlanta Writers’ Club, and for 17 years at the Columbia Publishing Course. He has spoken at writers’ festivals and conferences such as the Texas Book Festival, Woodstock Writers Festival, New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA), and at several book clubs.
After spending over two decades in the publishing industry, Jamie is founder and CEO of redBrick Agency, a lecture bureau for authors. A native of Beaumont, Texas, he is a graduate of Trinity University. Jamie 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.