Bridget Brewer is a queer writer, artist, and performer based out of Austin, TX. Winner of the 2019 Puerto del Sol Prose Competition, a 2018 Austin Critics Table Award, and recipient of a 2018 B. Iden Payne Award for her theatrical direction, she writes and performs in various capacities around Austin, with a focus on teaching literary arts in nontraditional spaces, and has taught with women's collectives, art communities of all ages, public schools, LGBTQIA+ youth organizations, tech companies, and homeless shelters. In 2016 she earned her MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University, with a focus on fiction and performance. She served as Fiction Co-Editor at Nat. Brut from 2016-2019, and has been supported by residencies with Surel’s Place (Boise, ID) and HIVE Arts Collective (Austin, TX). Bridget is currently one of the frontpeople of a queergrass band called Milktoast Millie & the Scabby Knees, serves on the facilitator board at HIVE, and is at work on an “illuminated essay,” a geo-erotic horror novella, and a collection of short stories.
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