Today, my first book, Disappearing, Inc., is officially published. It's a book I wrote on lunch breaks and in traffic jams, in airport lounges and doctors’ waiting rooms, anywhere I had a moment to myself and my phone handy, a place to get down the phrases and images that kept recurring in my head, filling … Continue reading Launch day: Disappearing, Inc.
Sometimes we are doomed to write the same poem over and over, even if it takes different forms. Sometimes we write in new spaces and on different topics, only to find ourselves circling back to our obsessions. How do our obsessions manifest in our poetry, consciously or otherwise? Knowing what they are and how they … Continue reading Workshop registration open: Recurrence and Echo as Focus in Poetry
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