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Valerie Hsiung is the author of three full-length poetry collections: the forthcoming efg (exchange following and gene flow): a trilogy (Action Books, 2016), incantation inarticulate (O Balthazar Press, 2013), and under your face (O Balthazar Press, 2013). Her writing can be found in print and digital with American Letters & Commentary, Apiary, Denver Quarterly, Hayden’s Ferry Review, LOVEbook by SPZCE, Moonshot, New Delta Review, the PEN Poetry Series, RealPoetik, and VOLT, among elsewhere. Recipient of the 2012 Frances Mason Harris Prize and shortlisted for the 2015 Fence Ottoline Book Prize and the 2014 Coconut Books Braddock Prize, Hsiung has premiered work as a vocalist-lyricist and performance artist throughout France and the United States. Born in July of 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hsiung spent significant portions of her childhood in Las Vegas and is now based out of Brooklyn, New York.


Contact : valerie dot ohio at gmail dot com