Samuel Amadon

South Carolina, United States

Member Since: 02/12/2013

Samuel Amadon is the author of The Hartford Book, Like a Sea and Listener. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, American Poetry Review, A Public Space, Boston Review, Lana Turner, and elsewhere. He teaches in the MFA Program at the University of South Carolina, and edits the poetry journal Oversound with Liz Countryman.


Twitter Username: @samuelamadon


  • The Hartford Book , Cleveland State University Poetry Center (April 3, 2012)
  • Like a Sea , University of Iowa Press (March 15, 2010)


  • Believer Poetry Book Award(2013)


  • Assistant Professor at University of South Carolina (August 2012 - )


  • Doctoral Degree in Literature and Creative Writing from University of Houston (May 2012)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Columbia University (January 2007)

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