Zoë Flowers is a Reiki Master, actress, poet and playwright. Her poetry can be found in Stand Our Ground; Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, and Dear Sister Letters From Survivors of Sexual Assault and several online journals. In 2002, Ms. Flowers conducted a series of candid interviews with women of color about their experiences with domestic and sexual violence. Dirty Laundry: Women of Color Speak up about Dating & Domestic Violence, was the book that emerged from those interviews. From Ashes to Angel’s Dust: A Journey Through Womanhood (FA2AD) is a ChoreoDrama that uses monologues; poetry and vignettes to breathe life into the original stories shared in Dirty Laundry and includes new stories about racism, same sex violence, body image and the journey to self-love. Zoë wrote, produces, directs and sometimes acts in the powerful 4-woman piece, which has had a number of successful performances across the country.
With over thirteen years of experience in the domestic violence field, Zoë’s career Zoë has appeared on National Public Radio, works nationally and has spoken internationally on the issue of domestic violence. In 2014, Zoe launched Soul Requirements, an umbrella organization that combines Zoë’s Artistic projects, domestic violence consultant offerings, and her healing and transformation work.