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Brandon Amico is the author of DISAPPEARING, INC., forthcoming in March 2019 from Gold Wake Press.

He 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, BlackbirdBooth, Copper Nickel, The Cincinnati Review, Diode, Hayden’s Ferry ReviewHunger Mountain, Kenyon ReviewNew Ohio ReviewSixth Finch, SliceWaxwing, 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 2017 BOAAT Retreat Fellow, a mentor at Brooklyn Poets’ The Bridge, served as the assistant poetry editor for issue 8 of Tahoma Literary Review, and worked with Swarm from 2012 through 2015.

He also works as a freelance copywriter, public relations professional, and social media strategist for businesses and authors worldwide; while this site is creative writing-specific, you can connect with Brandon for professional purposes on his LinkedIn here.


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