Irene Hsiao is a writer and dancer. Her essays and poems have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, Cambridge Quarterly, Victorian Poetry, Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US, Literary Imagination, Modern Philology, Word Riot, elimae, A Clean Well-Lighted Place, Sweet, and SF Weekly, as well as in the book Peter Pan In and Out of Time. She has appeared with Kinetech Arts, Winifred Haun & Dancers, Alma Esperanza Cunningham Movement, Lenora Lee Dance, and other companies in the US and Asia. Her book of photography and text, Letter from Taipei, was published in 2014. She has been awarded the Louis Martz Prize by the William Carlos Williams Society and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.