I can't believe I'm writing these words, but truthfully I'm beside myself with gratitude for my family, friends, and mentors, everyone who has helped get me to where I am today, which is a recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship. Those who are familiar with the fellows program know this already, but for those who … Continue reading Brandon Amico the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship
I'm so very humbled to share that I've been awarded a Regional Artist Project Grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for the 2017-18 grant season! Grateful to the NCAC, to Avery County, as well as the grant board comprised of the regional councils (Asheville Area Arts Council, Toe River Arts Council, and the Madison … Continue reading Recipient of an NC Arts Council Grant!
The other day I received the best news of 2017 (so far!), that my poem, "Epithalamium," from Southern Humanities Review Issue 50.1&2, was named the Hoepfner Literary Award winner for Poetry. Each year, the editors of Southern Humanities Review give the awards to an outstanding essay, story, and poem published in the previous volume. I'm a little … Continue reading Epithalamium Winner of Hoepfner Literary Award for Poetry