Stephen Oliver

P.O. Box 179 Haberfield
Sydney NSW 2045

Author's Bio

Stephen Oliver is the author of fifteen titles of poetry. His work has appeared in innumerable international literary publications. A number of his creative non fiction works feature in Antipodes, A North American Journal of Australian literature. Stephen 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, Israel.  Freelanced as production voice, narrator, newsreader, announcer, voice actor, vocal coach, journalist, radio producer, copy and feature writer. Lived in Australia for the last two decades. Currently resides in NZ undertaking research for a writing project. His two new titles are, Harmonic, a collection of poetry (2008), and KING HIT CD, written & read by Stephen Oliver to original music by Matt Ottley (2007). Both titles published by Interactive Publications, Brisbane, dist. in Australia and New Zealand. Books Published Henwise (1975), & Interviews (1978), Autumn Songs (1978), Letter To James. K. Baxter (1980), Earthbound Mirrors (1984), Guardians, Not Angels (1993), Islands of Wilderness - A Romance (1996), Election Year Blues (1999), Unmanned (1999). Night of Warehouses: Poems 1978-2000 (2001), Deadly Pollen (2003), Ballads, Satire & Salt  - A Book of Diversions (2003), Either Side The Horizon (2005). Harmonic (2008).

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
& Interviews
(Horizontal Press, 1978)
, Autumn Songs
(Horizontal Press, 1978)
, Ballads, Satire & Salt, A Book of Diversions
(Greywacke Press, 2003)
, Deadly Pollen
(Word Riot Press, 2003)
, Earthbound Mirrors
(Horizontal Press, 1984)
, Either Side The Horizon
(Titus Books, 2005)
, Election Year Blues
(Pork Barrel Press, 1999)
, Guardians, Not Angels
(Hazard Press, 1993)
, Harmonic
(2008)
, Henwise
(Hawk Press, 1975)
, Islands of Wilderness: A Romance
(Penguin, 1996)
, Letter to James K. Baxter
(Horizontal Press, 1980)
, Night of Warehouses: Poems 1978-2000
(HeadworX Publishers, 2001)
, Unmanned
(HeadworX Publishers, 1999)
Chapbook: 
Parable of the Sea Sponge
(2007)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Naturalists/Environmentalists
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Wellington, New Zealand
Raised in: 
Wellington, New Zealand
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Last updated: Sep 21, 2009