Photo by Nicole McConville
Photo by Nicole McConville

Brandon Amico is the author of a collection of poetry, DISAPPEARING, INC. (Gold Wake Press, 2019), and is a 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellow. He serves as Poetry Editor at The Florida Review.

He is the recipient of a North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Grant, the Richard M. Ford Writing Award, and the Hoepfner Literary Award for poetry, awarded by Southern Humanities Review. His poetry can be found in journals and anthologies including The Best American Poetry 2020BlackbirdBooth, Copper NickelThe Cincinnati ReviewKenyon ReviewNew Ohio Review, New South, North American Review, and Waxwing, and featured on Verse Daily. His reviews have been featured by 32 Poems, AGNI Online, The Los Angeles Review, Mid-American Review, The Rumpus, and Southern Humanities Review.

Inquiries regarding manuscripts and projects can be sent to Amy Bishop of Dystel, Goderich, & Bourret at


Brandon also works as a freelance copywriter, public relations professional, and publicity strategist for authors and businesses worldwide; while this site is creative writing-specific, you can connect with Brandon and learn more about these services via his freelance website.