Amber Hsu

Amber Hsu (徐碧莉//xúbìlì) is a Chinese-born, US-raised, UK-based artist, writer, poet, filmmaker and small press publisher.

She is the creator of the live poetry & poetryzine project #OnePoundPoems, and Tiny Pencil — an independent, artist-led, anthology artzine and press dedicated to the graphite arts.

She is currently working on a graphic memoir about motherhood and family memory.

She has also written for both stage and screen, and has had work commissioned and produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court Theatre, the BBC, the CBBC, the Story Museum and many others.

In 2017, she was named to the BBC‘s New Talent Hotlist after her short film script The Match Girl was produced by BBC3 for their groundbreaking series #TheBreak.

Her first short film, Next Time, was awarded a Film London London Calling Award.

Her most recent performance poem “Conundrums” addresses the rise of anti-asian sentiment and was acquired by the Museum of London for their Collecting Covid series.

Once, she also worked in a morgue.

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Twitter: @amberhsu
Facebook: @heyamberhsu