Valerie Hsiung, also known as Sibylla Shone, is an American experimental poet, singer-songwriter, musician and performance artist. A recipient of the 2012 Frances Mason Harris Prize and a 2013 Mabou Mines Artist-in-Residency nominee, her work has appeared or is forthcoming with American Letters & Commentary, Apiary, Denver Quarterly, Diode Poetry Journal, LOVEBook (by SPZCE), Mad Hatters’ Review, New Delta Review, PEN Poetry Series, VOLT and elsewhere. She has recent performances at The Bitter End, Goodbye Blue Monday, Pianos NYC and The Way Station. Two of her books of poetry–incantation inarticulate and under your face–were published in 2013 by O Balthazar Press. She studied literary translation and ecologic arts at Brown University. Her first full-length album, IS, will be released in 2014.
Contact : valerie dot ohio at gmail dot com