Brandy Schillace

Historian, author, museum associate and editor working in medical humanities and public engagement

Brandy Schillace, PhD, works at the intersections of medicine, history and culture. She is Senior Research Associate and Public Engagement Fellow for the Dittrick Museum of Medical History (Case Western Reserve University) and Managing Editor of Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, a cross-cultural medical anthropology journal. Recent books include DEATH’S SUMMER COAT, exploring cultural approaches to death and dying (E&T UK, Pegasus US), and the co-edited collection UNNATURAL REPRODUCTIONS, on “monstrous” birth across time and genre (Cambria). Brandy’s forthcoming book (CLOCKWORK FUTURES) explores the social history of technology and the “steampunk” aesthetics of invention (Pegasus, US). Brandy also directs CONVERSATIONS, a series of then-and-now history of medicine roundtables in Cleveland, Ohio, and gives related talks on the history of medicine and science. Her media work includes appearances on public radio and local television, and most recently upon Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum season premier. --- Represented by Jessica Papin, Dystel and Goderich Literary Management, NY and Kim Yau, Paradigm, Beverly Hills