Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Catalyst presents...

Stephen Oliver, reading from his forthcoming book: "Either Side The Horizon", due out September from Titus Books.

Copies of Ballads, Satire & Salt by Stephen Oliver will be available for sale at the venue.

Tuesday, June 14th, 8pm,Wunderbar, Lyttelton, $5 cover charge.

Stephen Oliver is the author of twelve titles of poetry, including: Night of Warehouses: Poems 1978-2000, HeadworX Publishers, 2001. 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. Freelanced as production voice, newsreader, announcer, voice actor, journalist, radio producer, 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, 2003, and, Ballads, Satire & Salt – A Book of Diversions, Greywacke Press, Sydney, 2003. Three of his books, Unmanned, Night of Warehouses: Poems 1978-2000, Deadly Pollen are freely available as e-books from Project Gutenberg, Oxford Text Archive, and, Online Books Page / University of Pennsylvania. NB: three titles are lodged with the Poets’ House NY. Stephen is a trans Tasman poet and writer who lives in Sydney. Forthcoming: A new collection of poetry titled: Either Side The Horizon, Titus Books, New Zealand, 2005.

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).

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