Teaching-Artist, Performing Artist, Historical Portrayal Artist, Storyteller and Poet: Maryland State Arts Council

Scholar/Actor: Maryland Humanities Council - Chautauqua

Programs for Adults and

School-Age Students K-12



MiMi Zannino

  writer & performer

MiMi Zannino celebrates the joy of working with over 10,000 children, teens and teachers by helping Maryland students read, write and recite poetry in grades K-12, from Garrett county to the Eastern Shore and all regions spanning our state.

In 2014, she toured as the American poet, Emily Dickinson, for the Maryland Humanities Council's Chautauqua living history festivals. She performs Time-Travel with Emily Dickinson in theaters, libraries, clubs and organizations, college mini-courses and private gatherings.

The author of poetry books for children and adults, her articles, columns and essays appear in a variety of publications and on recordings.

A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University (BS) and Towson University (MALS), MiMi is a native of Baltimore City. She has certificates from completed programs with the Teaching Artist Institute, affiliated with the Maryland State Arts Council for whom she is a teaching-artist since 1989. 

Also known as Rosemarie Law, she has taught at the college level in the English, ESOL and Sociology departments at Harford Community College, CCBC, Towson University and UMBC.