about

SHA'CONDRIA (“iCon”) SIBLEY is a Louisiana Woman, auntie/advocate for #LittleBlkGirlsWithBigNames, poet, writer, artist and creative of many mediums—her work spanning across page, stage, canvas, theater, music, talk radio, and short film. Sha'Condria earned her B.S. in Biology from Xavier University of Louisiana and further studied Community Health Sciences/Maternal & Child Health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is a multiple-time national poetry slam champion and spoken word artist, who has shared her work with her local communities and on national television, appearing in the third season of TV One's Verses and Flow as well as on British television and BBC World Radio. She has also shared her words and her voice in partnership with community-based organizations, schools and universities, at Essence Music Festival, on music projects alongside Grammy award-winning artists, with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, in art museums, at film festivals, in anthologies, as well as on many notable platforms including For Harriet, Huffington Post, and Teen Vogue. Sha'Condria is the author of My Name Is Pronounced Holy: A Collection of Poems, Prayers, Rememberings, and Reclamations.