Mimi Zannino

A native Baltimorean, MiMi Zannino is a writer, educator, and photographer who guides children and adults to their poet-within through workshops and innovative writing workbooks. As a Poet-in-Residence with the Maryland State Arts Council since 1989, Ms. Zannino shares the art of creative thinking and expression with students and educators from kindergarten through high school. In addition to her poetry books for adults, most recently Red Curlers and Other Brown-Eyed Poems, she has written a grief-assistance activity book for children as well as inspirational books for budding writers to co-author. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and Towson University, she also teaches at the college level. Her books are available at www.memorylanepress.com.