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

Publications and Prizes

B O D Y, Baltimore Review, Birdfeast, 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, Waxwing Literary Journal, Word Riot
Prizes Won: 
Hoepfner Literary Award for Poetry (Southern Humanities Review, 2017). Finalist, Greg Grummer Poetry Award (Phoebe, 2014). Finalist, Indiana Review 2013 Poetry Prize. Pushcart Prize nominee (2015 edition), Best New Poets nominee (2013), Best of the Net nominee (2017, 2011), recipient of Richard M. Ford Award for poetry (2012).

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Last updated: Oct 16, 2017