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.
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
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