Zoe Mae Huot-Link was born and raised in Maplewood, Minnesota. She is an Entrepreneur Scholar; a recipient of two Undergraduate Research Grants for her curation and exhibition of "Bayt Jadeed: Seeking Home" Gallery (2019) as well as "La Femme" Gallery (2021); and is a winner of the Joseph O’Connell Art Scholarship as well as the Manitou Creative Writing Fellowship of the Literary Arts Institute at the College of Saint Benedict. She studied ancient calligraphy and martial arts in Bei Bei, China at Southwest University. To process constructs of femininity and power she draws with graphite, ink, and colored pencils; journals; and writes creative non-fiction essays and poetry. Her work has been published in For Women Who Roar, Writing for Peace, 86 Logic, among others; and has won superior ratings and scholarship awards at the Selections Visual Arts Festival and AZ Gallery. She now lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota having recently received her bachelor's degree in Studio Art with a minor in English Writing.