The Washington Post calls Jamie Brickhouse “a natural raconteur.” He tells darkly-comic, deeply personal stories about family, grief, addiction/recovery, identity, and surviving the injustices of life—both those done to us and by us. Many of his tales are adapted from his award-winning solo shows and memoirs.
A New York Times-published memoirist, 4-time Moth StorySLAM winner, National Storytelling Network Grand Slam champion and Literary Death Match champion, Brickhouse has appeared on PBS-TV’s Stories from the Stage, The Moth Podcast, Risk! (live shows and podcast and is a fixture on New York City storytelling stages. His critically-acclaimed memoir Dangerous When Wet was an Amazon “Best Book of May 2015” and named “required reading” by Mary Karr, and the multi-award-winning solo stage version has been produced in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Denver, Minneapolis, Canada, Hopewell, New Jersey, the Catskills, and Fire Island, New York. I Favor My Daddy, based on the forthcoming memoir, is also multi-award winning and has been produced in New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.
Brickhouse has been published in the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Daily Beast, Salon, Out, Huffington Post, and POZ. He lives in New York City with his common-law husband Michael. Find him @jamiebrickhouse on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and www.jamiebrickhouse.com.