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, ELLE India, TedxMinneapolis, The National Eating Disorder Association, Mic, The Huffington Post, EverydayFeminism, Medium, The Mighty, The Body Is Not An Apology, Write Bloody, Button Poetry, A-Plus, and more.
Baird graduated from Hamline University in 2019 with a dual degree in Creative Writing and Women’s Studies.
Blythe’s highly anticipated full-length collection, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK, is out now with Button Poetry. Get your copy here.