Hello! I’m Valerie.

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Poet, performer, and sound artist, Valerie Hsiung is the author of five full-length poetry collections: YOU & ME FOREVER (Action Books, 2020), outside voices, please (CSU, 2021), e f g (Action), incantation inarticulate (O Balthazar Press), and under your face (OBP). Her poems can be found in or are forthcoming from numerous publications, including The Nation, The Believer, jubilat, Chicago Review, PEN America, The Rumpus, Poetry Northwest, Denver Quarterly, American Letters & Commentary, Pinwheel, and beyond.

A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and the recipient of the 2019 Kay Murphy Prize, she has performed her little poetry theater at Treefort Music Festival, DC Arts Center, Common Area Maintenance, Casa Libre en la Solana, Shapeshifter Lab, and The Silent Barn. Born and raised by Chinese-Taiwanese immigrants in southern Ohio, Hsiung now divides her time between Brooklyn and Hudson.

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