Happy Easter cHEwY gum gums After the school holidays, it’s back to more fan service with the Sydney Montessori Lit Fest, headlined by the legendary Morris Gleitzman. I’ll be doing workshops and talks on May 1st. It should be a hoot for the Shire cHEwY gum gums, you’re going to have a...
Hi cHEwY gum gums I’m swinging over to Newcastle Writers Festival to do some talks on Friday, 4th April. Come down and see an array of cool authors like Tristan Bancks , Kate Forsyth and Shaun Tan. Oh and say hi to me as well...
Hey cHEwY gums gums in Perth, I’m here for the Storylines Literature Festival at All Saints College. Over 2 days, 27th and 28th March, I’ll be speaking for grades 4 to 9, as well as take part of the great debate about books and censorship! Plenty of awesome local and national authors here too, from Jackie French, Tristan Bancks,...
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I’m Oliver Phommavanh, funny children’s author, comedian and primary school teacher. I write stories that make you laugh and cry (because you’ll be laughing too much!)
Thai-riffic! is shortlisted for the WAYRBAs in 2014
Con-nerd is shortlisted for the Sakura Medal in 2014
Thai-no-mite is out right now!
I’m also featured in the new anthology, Things a Map won’t show you! Out now!
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