BRAXTON
YOUNTS, MFA

WRITER

Born in North Carolina, weaned on beer and oysters, Braxton lived in the heart of Appalachia. After that he roamed the cold streets of America, Europe and Japan, collecting trinkets, mainly refrigerator magnets, chasing elusive dreams, writing a little, things mostly for himself, trying to forget something very sad that happened long ago. He eventually earned a BA in English with Creative Writing Emphasis from the University of Washington in Seattle. Also, Braxton holds an MFA-Nonfiction from The New School. He is actively seeking representation for his memoir, retracing his trip with Kerouac toward addiction.

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KNIVES & INK

Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos
(with Recipes)

From the authors of Pen & Ink--New York Times bestselling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton and BuzzFeed books editor Isaac Fitzgerald--the stories behind the tattoos that chefs proudly wear, with their signature recipes. Winner of the International Association of Culinary Professionals [IACP] Cookbook Design Award.

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Shelter me! A photo essay

Since June 2017, I have been living in homeless shelters in Manhattan.

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How He Became Known as Daddy

Sizzling was the sound of rain His dreams down the drain Taverns are cold

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Poisoning

Gilbert squirmed in his seat before flinging his napkin onto the table.

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SPD TOOK MY BLIND

Once she told me she was an Iraqi war vet, I was hesitant to meet up with her,

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Becoming Neville Longbottom

You know where a rave is?” she asked me, while I stood smoking a cigarette

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Popcorn

Fact-fiction mockumentary cinematography Maize traveled bumpy

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Learnig to Laugh in Japan

The Things is huge spanning the entirety of my back, from shoulder to shoulder

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Seattle, We're Begging

Padloack were eight doller. I bought one. And over the next two days, Lisa

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