Brandy Ramirez

San Angelo Texas

Brandy Ramirez

San Angelo Texas

Brandy Ramirez was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, but moved to West Texas in in 2001 with her husband, Esau, and two children, Ariana and Jacob. She grew up in rough neighborhood and spent the first part of her life overcoming adversity. She became a young mother at the age of 16, but managed to overcome the negative stereotypes associated with young mothers. She bought her first house at the age of 19, got into banking at the age of 18, and went back to school in her late 20s. After receiving her bachelor's and master's in English with a minor in Journalism, Brandy started teaching and pursuing her dreams of being a writer. Today, she wears both hats. She teacher English composition, research methodology, business communications, literature, and English as a second language. When she's not teaching, she's freelance writing or working on her short stories and novels. Her passion is to address the issue of violence in contemporary literature and film. When she's not teaching and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family. She is a proud mother and grandmother of three beautiful kids, Ayden, Alana, and Leila.