Zoe speaks widely on humane education and MOGO living, and leads MOGO and Sowing Seeds Humane Education workshops around the U.S. and Canada. She is recognized as a pioneer in comprehensive humane education.
Zoe is the author of Above All, Be Kind: Raising a Humane Child in Challenging Times for parents, The Power and Promise of Humane Education for teachers, and Claude and Medea: The Hellburn Dogs, a children’s adventure book about 12-year-old activists.
Zoe received master’s degrees from Harvard Divinity School and the University of Pennsylvania and is certified in Psychosynthesis, a form of counseling that relies on individuals’ innate wisdom to promote health and well being.
Zoe lives with her husband, son, and rescued dogs and cat in coastal Maine.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. My life is my message
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. The black oily thing in Star Trek: The Next Generation
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. The first thing that surprises people when they have read my books and they meet me is that I'm short
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Rudeness, snottyness.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I have more than one: hiking, ice skating, swimming on a hot day in a pond or the ocean, x-country skiing, observing nature, laughing