Poet, writer, editor, vocalist, and performer Valerie Hsiung is the author of three full-length poetry collections: efg (exchange following and gene flow): a trilogy (Action Books, forthcoming 2016), incantation inarticulate (O Balthazar Press, 2013), and under your face (O Balthazar Press, 2013). Recipient of the 2012 Frances Mason Harris Prize and shortlisted for the 2015 Fence Ottoline Book Prize and the 2014 Coconut Books Braddock Prize, her writing can be found in print and digital publications, including American Letters & Commentary, Apiary, Bone Bouquet, Denver Quarterly, Galavant Magazine, Hayden’s Ferry Review, LOVEbook by SPZCE, Mad Hatters’ Review, Moonshot, New Delta Review, the PEN Poetry Series, RealPoetik, and VOLT, among elsewhere. Born in July in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hsiung spent significant portions of her childhood in Las Vegas, earned a BA from Brown University, and is now based out of Brooklyn, New York.


Contact : valerie dot ohio at gmail dot com