Brandon Amico the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship

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

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Sestina (technically!) in Copper Nickel

Hi, all—I have a big announcement to share on Wednesday, so make sure to come back that afternoon to see what that's all about! In the meantime, this weekend's mail was exciting—I received my contributor copies of Copper Nickel 28, which include my form-irreverent sestina (teaser: all end words are the same word, which was … Continue reading Sestina (technically!) in Copper Nickel

“Brandon Amico on Why He Doesn’t Want to Be Unreachable;” Interview in Luna Luna Magazine

“Brandon Amico is a poet that will make you believe in poetry again.” If that's not the nicest sentence anyone has ever written about my writing, I don't know what is. And it's how Joanna C. Valente begins her intro to this interview we did for Luna Luna Magazine. I was lucky to have the … Continue reading “Brandon Amico on Why He Doesn’t Want to Be Unreachable;” Interview in Luna Luna Magazine