At only 22 years old, Blythe Baird is already one of the most recognizable names in spoken word and slam poetry.
Originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, the viral and award-winning writer has garnered international recognition for her poems that speak out on sexual assault, mental illness, eating disorder recovery, sexuality, and healing.
Her work has been featured by Glamour, TedxMinneapolis, The National Eating Disorder Association, Mic, The Huffington Post, EverydayFeminism, VICE, The Mighty, The Body Is Not An Apology, Write Bloody, Button Poetry, A-Plus, and more.
She graduated from Hamline University with a dual degree in Creative Writing and Women’s Studies.
Blythe’s full-length collection, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK, debuts with Button Poetry February 5th, 2019.