Brandon Amico is a writer living in North Carolina. The recipient of the Hoepfner Literary Award for poetry, awarded by Southern Humanities Review, his poetry can be found in journals including The AwlBooth, The Carolina Quarterly, The Cincinnati Review, Hayden’s Ferry ReviewHunger Mountain, New Ohio ReviewSixth Finch, SliceWaxwing, and Verse Daily. 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.