Candice Baxter earned her BS in Business and MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Memphis. She has published work in nationally distributed literary journals and writes cover features for various Memphis-area publications. For six years, she taught food writing at a culinary school.
Baxter is currently the managing editor of Germantown Magazine and a Behind the Arts Storyteller, a grant-funded partnership with StoryBoard Memphis and ArtsMemphis to share the in-depth narratives of local creative culture.
Legacy of Wildwood
Germantown Magazine – Olympic gold medalist gifts 350-acre farm to university, keeping land intact in perpetuity
Edible Memphis – Station 38 firefighters keep up the “syndicate” tradition, where each man takes a turn cooking three meals a day.
Memphis Parent – From prenatal massage to potty training, find real talk on rearing kids.
Diamond in the Rough
Memphis Real Producers – Shannan McWaters rises from humble beginnings to real estate success.
In Plain Sight
The Fiddleback – A look into sculptor Roy Tamboli’s massive public installation Pangeaen Disc, anchored for decades at the only place Poplar Avenue crosses Walnut Grove.
Freeflow Institute – Wilderness writing workshop, hosted by award-winning writer and teacher Pam Houston, rafting the Green River through the Gates of Lodore in Dinosaur National Monument
Memphis Real Producers – James Harvey Jr. builds the foundation of his professional athlete niche in Memphis real estate.
Behind the Blade
Edible Memphis – The story of a Chef’s favorite knife
Letting It Fly
Germantown Magazine – Former NBA Grizzlies player Mike Miller opens restaurant in Germantown.