Emilie Zoey Baker

She has been published internationally including in the UK, USA, Japan and Germany. She is a ten-time slam champion and the winner of numerous awards, including the 2006 Nimbin World Performance Poetry Cup and the Melbourne Writers Festival team slam. She has featured at many festivals including the 2007 Melbourne International Arts Festival, The Melbourne Writers Festival, Mildura Writers Festival, The Big Day Out, the Next Wave festival as well as tour of New Zealand featuring at the Wellington Fringe Festival. She teaches poetry and spoken word and her work has been commissioned by the Melbourne Aquarium and the National Art Gallery Of Victoria. She has been heard on Radio National, Triple J, and 774 ABC as well as community radio internationally. Her First Book, She wore the sky on her shoulders was published by Hit and Miss Publications.

“In what was a standout performance, sassy cowgirl Emilie Zoey Baker commanded the audience’s attention with her self assured meditations. Words dripped from her lips at times like sweet honey, at times like deadly poison, and the audience lapped them all up with glee.” — Inpress

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