Brandon Amico


Author's Bio

Brandon Amico is the author of a collection of poems, DISAPPEARING, INC. (Gold Wake Press, March 2019). Brandon is the recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Grant and the Hoepfner Literary Award for poetry, awarded by Southern Humanities Review. His poetry can be found now or soon in journals including The Awl, The Adroit Journal, Blackbird, Booth, Copper Nickel, The Cincinnati Review, Diode, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hunger Mountain, Kenyon Review, New Ohio Review, Sixth Finch, Slice, Waxwing, and Verse Daily, and his reviews have been featured by 32 Poems, AGNI Online, The Los Angeles Review, Mid-American Review, The Rumpus, and Southern Humanities Review. Brandon is a reader for Orison Books, a 2017 BOAAT Retreat Fellow, and served as the assistant poetry editor for issue 8 of Tahoma Literary Review. He also works as a freelance copywriter, public relations professional, and social media strategist for businesses and authors. You can follow him on Twitter, @amico, or visit him at

Publications and Prizes

Disappearing, Inc.
(Gold Wake Press, 2019)
AGNI Online, B O D Y, Baltimore Review, Birdfeast, Blackbird, Booth , Carolina Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, Diode, Flock, Fugue, Hayden's Ferry Review, Heavy Feather Review, Hunger Mountain, Interrupture, Kenyon Review, Muzzle, New Ohio Review, Phoebe, Sixth Finch, Slice, Southern Humanities Review, Superstition Review, Adroit Journal, The Awl, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Tupelo Quarterly, Verse Daily, Waxwing, Zone 3
Prizes Won: 
North Carolina Arts Council's Regional Artist Project Grant recipient (2017). 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: Jan 18, 2019