Portrait of Emilie Zoey Baker

Emilie Zoey Baker

Emilie Zoey Baker is an award-winning Australian poet and spoken-word performer who has toured North America, Europe and Asia as a guest of international festivals.

She was also the winner of the 2010 Berlin International Literature Festival’s poetry slam Slam!Review. At home, she performs regularly at arts and literature festivals, and has appeared at the Sydney Opera House and TEDx Melbourne. In 2013 she toured Indonesia with the renowned Women Of Letters storytelling series, performing in Jakarta and Jogjakarta, as well as being a guest on their US tour performing in NYC.

Emilie was a 2014 fellow at the State Library of Victoria. She has been poet-in-residence for Museums Victoria and co-ordinator for the National Australian Poetry Slam. She teaches poetry and slam in schools and in April 2014, she was core faculty at Canada’s Banff Centre. Emilie is also the author of 18 children’s books and has published several poetry collections.