Brandon Amico is a writer living in North Carolina. 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, Booth, The Carolina Quarterly, 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, The Los Angeles Review, Mid-American Review, The Rumpus, and Southern Humanities Review.
He 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.
Brandon also works as a freelance copywriter and public relations professional for businesses and individuals worldwide; while this site is creative writing-specific, you can connect with Brandon for professional PR and copywriting purposes here.