Zoë Bird


Zoë Bird (she, her), director of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project Minnesota (APP-MN), is a poet, editor, teaching artist, COMPAS roster artist, certified TimeSlips facilitator, and a mentor, trainer, and consultant in the field of creative aging. In her 15 years as a poet-in-residence with the APP, Bird has worked with thousands of people of all cognitive and physical abilities—primarily older adults—in New Mexico, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota and beyond to enhance creativity, create community, and generate original, collaborative poetry. 

Bird’s poems have appeared in art installations, multimedia collaborations ,and publications including, most recently, About Place Journal, Sin Fronteras/ Writers Without Borders, and Nice Cage. She loves collaborating with artists and activists in all media and is currently at work on four books of poetry, including a chapbook of tiny erasures.

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