Emilie Zooey Baker is an award-winning Australian spoken word poet, winner of international poetic slams and author of 14 books for children and teachers. Since 2014, she has been teaching spoken word poetry at the Banff Centre in Canada.

Emilie Zoey Baker participated in numerous international festivals, such as Montreal Festival Voix d’Amériques, Ubud Writers and Literary Festival in Bali, Melbourne Writers Festival, Women of Letters and Ottawa VERSEfest. In 2010 she won an international poetic slam competition at the Festival of Literature in Berlin. Emilie is a coordinator of Liner Notes, an annual literary cabaret during the Melbourne Writers Festival. She also coordinates the Australian Poetry Slam – the biggest event of its kind in the country.