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Brandon Amico

Author's Bio

Brandon Amico lives in North Carolina. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, The Awl, Booth, The Cincinnati Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hunger Mountain, New Ohio Review, Phoebe, Slice, Verse Daily, and other journals. His reviews and microreviews have been featured by The Rumpus, 32 Poems, Los Angeles Review, AMRI, Mid-American Review, Southern Humanities Review, and Rattle. You can follow him on Twitter, @amicob, or visit him at www.brandonamico.com

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
B O D Y, Baltimore Review, Booth , Carolina Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, Elimae, Hayden's Ferry Review, Heavy Feather Review, Hunger Mountain, Interrupture, Mikrokosmos, Muzzle, New Ohio Review, Pear Noir!, Phoebe, Sixth Finch, Slice Magazine, Southern Humanities Review, The Adroit Journal, The Awl, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, Verse Daily, Word Riot
Prizes:
Finalist, Indiana Review 2013 Poetry Prize. Finalist, Greg Grummer Poetry Award (2014). Pushcart Prize nominee (2015 edition), Best New Poets nominee (2013), Best of the Net nominee (2011), recipient of Richard M. Ford Award for poetry (2012).

Brandon Amico Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Look by Solmaz Sharif, The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia, The Wild Iris by Louise Gluck, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Favorite Authors:
Sharon Olds, Dean Young, Bob Hicok, Jane Hirshfield, Wislawa Szymborska, Larry Levis, Haruki Murakami, Yusef Komunyakaa, Karen Skolfield, Dean Young, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Sam Shepard

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Listing last updated: August 31, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Raised in:
NH

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