Oliver Phommavanh (Australia)
Date: 22, 23, 24 May 2023 (Monday - Wednesday)
Oliver Phommavanh has a talent for making people laugh, whether it's through his humorous writing for kids or his stand-up comedy performances. In this session, Oliver will take students on a journey through his personal experiences as a writer, sharing insights into where he finds inspiration and how his teachers helped shape his craft. Students will have the opportunity to ask Oliver questions and learn how to draw ideas from their own experiences. This session is available as a talk or workshop.
About Oliver Phommavanh
Oliver Phommavanh loves to make people laugh, whether it’s on the page writing humour for kids or on stage as a stand-up comedian. He also shares his passion for writing with kids, using his experience as a primary school teacher. Oliver has performed at various comedy and writers festivals around Australia and Asia. Oliver’s recent books include Brain Freeze, Don’t Follow Vee and Natural Born Loser, and he is best known for Thai-riffic!, Con-nerd and The Other Christy.