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’s books may be packed with laughs, but they are cherished for the heartfelt stories and authentic characters living in a modern, multicultural Australia. Oliver is a fresh, positive voice for cultural diversity in children’s literature and has appeared in many writers, arts and comedy festivals across Australia and Asia. Oliver is proud to be a Room To Read Author Ambassador, a non-profit organisation that brings literature to kids around the world. His books include Thai-riffic!, Con-nerd, The Other Christy and Natural Born Loser. His new book, Don't Follow Vee will be released in May 2019.