Sha'Condria Sibley


Born in Alexandria, Louisiana, Sha’Condria “iCon” Sices-Sibley is a poet, and multi-inspired artist. She studied Biology at Xavier University of Louisiana and Community Health Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. A multiple-time national poetry slam champion and spoken word artist, her work has been featured on many platforms including Huffington Post, For Harriet, Teen Vogue, and BBC World Radio.




9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Capitol Park Event Center, Meeting Room
Louisiana Poets
with Kathleen Balma, Catharine Savage Brosman, Ariel Francisco, Rodger Kamenetz, Alison Pelegrin, Sha'Condria Sibley, and moderator Mona Lisa Saloy

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Cavalier House Booksellers Tent
Book Signing

My Name Is Pronounced Holy: A Collection of Poems, Prayers, Rememberings, & Reclamation

This book is hip-hop cypher and hymn, rallying cry and down-home blues song, all beating from the heart of celebrated poet/writer Sha'Condria "iCon” Sices-Sibley. It is an excavation of Blkness and Womanhood, and a remembrance bigger than self, yet integral to the deepest inner knowing. An exquisite page-turner, My Name Is Pronounced Holy is a necessary and immediately classic body of work.


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