John Amen

John Amen is the author of five collections of poetry, including Illusion of an Overwhelm, finalist for the 2018 Brockman-Campbell Award. He was the recipient of the 2021 Jack Grapes Poetry Prize. His work has appeared recently in Rattle, Prairie Schooner, RHINO, and American Literary Review. He founded Pedestal Magazine.

Work by John Amen

Roman à Clef

After Your Memorial

Dark Souvenirs