Dr. Brandy T. Wilson

Tennessee, United States

Member Since: 01/10/2011

Brandy T. Wilson earned her PhD in English / Creative Writing at Florida State University (2008). Her first novel, The Palace Blues, is forthcoming from Spinsters Ink (October, 13 2014). Her work has appeared in Robert Olen Butler’s From Where You Dream, Ninth Letter, G.R.I.T.S. Girls Raised in the South, and Pank Magazine among other publications. She was a 2010 Lambda Literary Retreat emerging LGBT Voices Fellow in fiction and was awarded three Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference scholarships, the George M. Harper Endowment Fund Award, and the Astraea Emerging Lesbian Writers Fund Finalist Award. She currently teaches writing, literature, and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Memphis along with coaching and editing writers on various projects from memoir, novel, to self-help and educational literature.

Website: http://www.brandytwilson.com/

Twitter Username: @DrBTWilson


  • The Palace Blues: A Novel , Spinsters Ink (October 13, 2014)
  • The Paris Times (short fiction) , Pank Magazine (September 2011)
  • “The Truth About Ranch Dressing,” & “Set in Sand” (poetry) , G.R.I.T.S. or Girls Raised In The South: An Anthology Of Southern Queer Womyns' Voices and Their Allies (2013)
  • If She’s A Boy, What Am I? (Creative Nonfiction) , Ninth Letter (2008)
  • My Impossibles , From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction by Robert Olen Butler. Ed. Janet Burroway (2005)


  • Lambda Literary Award Finalist: General Lesbian Fiction(2015)
  • Fiction Fellowship, Lambda Literary Retreat for Emerging LGBT Writers,(2010)


  • Instructor of English at University of Memphis (August 2011 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Arkansas- Fayetteville (June 2001)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Arkansas- Fayetteville (May 1997)
  • Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University (December 2003)
  • Doctoral Degree in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University (May 2008)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry