MiMi Zannino has had the joy of working with over 10,000 children and teachers while helping students read, write and recite poetry in Maryland schools, grades K-12, from Garrett county to the Eastern Shore, since 1989. In 2014, she toured the State as the American poet, Emily Dickinson, for the Maryland Humanities Council Chautauqua living history festivals. She is the author of poetry books for children and adults, and her articles, columns and essays appear in a variety of publications. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and Towson University, MiMi is a native of Baltimore City. She has certificates from the Teaching Artist Institute and is represented by Young Audiences of Maryland. 

MiMi Zannino

  writer & performer

Programs for Adults and

School-Age Students



Performing Artist/Poet: Young Audiences of Maryland

Scholar/Actor: Maryland Humanities Council - Chautauqua

Poet-in-Residence: Maryland State Arts Council