Amber Hsu (徐碧莉//xúbìlì) is a Chinese-born, US-raised, UK-based writer, poet, filmmaker, visual artist, and small press publisher.
She has written for and with the Royal Court Theatre, the BBC, Islington Youth Theatre, Orange Tree Theatre, and National Theatre Studios amongst others. She is currently under commission with the Royal Shakespeare Company to adapt a collection of Ovid’s tales for young audiences and stories from Chinese Classics.
In 2017, she was named to the BBC‘s New Talent Hotlist. Her short film script The Match Girl was produced by BBC3 in 2016 for their groundbreaking series #TheBreak.
She is also the creator of #OnePoundPoems — a live, verse-making endeavour involving a 1936 Remington Portable typewriter, a handful of willing poets, and the goodwill of strangers.
In 2013, she conceived of and created Tiny Pencil — an independent, artist-led, anthology artzine and press dedicated to the lead arts.
Once, she also worked in a morgue.
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