Xia-Leon Sloane is a composer and writer from Suffolk. Their poetry is often metrically free with a strong focus on imagery and sonority. They are deeply concerned by the environmental, social and political issues that exist in contemporary times, and both their musical and literary work often reacts to one or more of these.

In November 2022 Xia-Leon was a recipient of a Sound and Music Seed Award – read a Q+A with Xia-Leon here.

Xia-Leon was a Round 2 recipient of the 2022/3 Francis Chagrin Awards.