About

Andrew Spiess’s poetry has been previously published in Lingerpost, Permafrost, Prairie Margins, The Miscreant, The Hamilton Stone Review, Gravel, Punch Drunk Press, and The Birds We Piled Loosely.

Andrew is a recipient of the Louise C. Cooper Book Award for Outstanding Senior BFA Thesis at BGSU. In 2013, I received a nomination for a Pushcart Prize for my poem titled “Ambedo.”

He has worked as a freelance copywriter and an editorial writer, providing news articles, event coverage (written and photographic), film reviews, and music reviews.

Andrew currently lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia.

“Our laughs don’t pop like feeble bubbles. They’re more like brass horns blaring between our lips, more like misbehaving alarms, the kind of derangement that punches a rhythmic pulse, the kind of strobing outcry that chokes.”

-Andrew Spiess, “How We Crack Each Other in the Late Dark”