Jamie Brickhouse is the author of the critically acclaimed Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze Sex and My Mother. Amazon named it a “Best Book of 2015” (so far), it’s “Required Reading” in Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir, and Wally Lamb declared, “Move over, Augusten Burroughs. You’ve got company.” 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, 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 spent over two decades in the publishing industry, most recently at two major houses as head of their publicity and lecture divisions. He has also performed stand-up comedy and recorded voice-overs for the legendary cartoon TV show Beavis and Butthead.
Brickhouse is founder and CEO of redBrick Agency, a lecture bureau for authors. A native of Beaumont, Texas, he is a graduate of Trinity University 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.