EJ Baird - Poet

EJ Baird is an Australian-Canadian poet. Born in Narrm/ Melbourne, EJ has lived and worked on both sides of the Pacific as a writer, researcher, educator and consultant to the community and public sectors. She makes her home on the north-west coast of Tasmania, on Punnilerpanner country.

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My poetry, short stories and nonfiction work have appeared in periodicals, journals and anthologies in Australia, the US and UK.


I use the techniques of  documentary poetry to explore the science-poetry relation. This practice responds to and reworks text from the scientific archive, exploring subject matter as diverse as marine species migration, micrometeorites and the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn. I am also a PhD candidate in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, where I am researching the poetics of precision medicine.

In addition to my creative practice, I run a social impact consultancy,  The Social Yield Pty Ltd.


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