1 August 2003

Two New Poetry titles from Stephen Oliver:
DEADLY POLLEN, Word Riot Press, Middleton NJ, USA, 2003
BALLADS, SATIRE & SALT - A Book of Diversions, Greywacke Press, Sydney, 2003
Available via Stephen Oliver sao@smartchat.net.au

Stephen Oliver b. 1950. Grew in Brooklyn-west, Wellington, New Zealand. Author of eleven titles of poetry, including: Night of Warehouses: Poems 1978-2000, HeadworX Publishers, 2001. One year Magazine Journalism course, Wellington Polytechnic. Radio NZ Broadcasting School. Casual Radio Actor. Lived in Paris, Vienna, London, San Francisco, Greece and Israel. Signed on with the radio ship, ‘The Voice of Peace’ broadcasting in the Mediterranean out of Jaffa. Free lanced as production voice, newsreader, announcer, voice actor, journalist, copy and features writer. Poems widely represented in New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, USA, UK, South Africa, Canada, etc. Recently published, DEADLY POLLEN, a poetry chapbook, Word Riot Press, (USA), 2003, and, Ballads, Satire & Salt - A Book of Diversions [with illustrations by Matt ottley] Greywacke Press, 2003. Forthcoming: a CD of poems titled: KING HIT - Selected Readings – written and read by Stephen Oliver to original music composed by Matt Ottley, for international release. Stephen is a transtasman poet and writer who lives in Sydney. http://people.smartchat.net.au/~sao/

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