Emilie Zoey Baker

Emilie Zoey Baker is an award-winning Australian poet and spoken-word performer who has toured extensively as a guest of international festivals. She was the winner of the 2010 Berlin International Literature Festival's Slam!Review. She performs regularly at arts and literature festivals and has appeared at the Sydney Opera House and TEDx Melbourne. In 2013, she toured Indonesia and the US with the renowned Women of Letters storytelling series. Emilie is a 2014 Fellow at the State Library of Victoria. She has been poet-in-residence for Museums Victoria and coordinator for the National Australian Poetry Slam. She teaches poetry and slam in schools, and in April 2018, she was core faculty at Canada's Banff Centre for their 2014 Spoken Word program. Emilie has been published widely and is the author of 14 children's books. She is also the founder and Creative Director of OutLoud, Australia's first teen-team poetry slam, now in it's tenth year.