Brandy Simpkins is the community/ event journalist for Connect Savannah. Simpkins is a born and raised Savannahian and an alumna of Savannah Savannah State University where she received her B.A. in English Language & Literature. Simpkins enjoys writing more than anything else in the world. She is a curious journalist, an astute essayist, and captivating spoken-word artist. She uses her writing abilities to turn her engagement in the community into the stories that allow people to Connect with one another. When Simpkins is not writing, she enjoys spending time in nature, reading, trying new restaurants around town, and traveling.