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Three Quick Questions: Oliver Phommavanh (#1)

Hurrah! It’s October!

All through October, Alphabet Soup is celebrating turning three. We have heaps of writers and illustrators stopping by to answer THREE QUICK QUESTIONS and today we are thrilled to hear from Oliver Phommavanh, comedian and author of Thai-riffic and Con-nerd.

Thai-riffic! (cover)con-nerd (cover)

1. Where do you like to write?

In libraries, surrounded by books and other nerds who are studying.

2. Can you name a book you’d recommend to our readers?

Northwood by Brian Falkner— a wonderful adventure book with weird things going on.

northwood cover
Oliver Phommavanh recommends Northwood by Brian Falkner

3. Can you offer a word or phrase that kids could use for inspiration if they have writers’ block?

Passion! (Write about things you love.)

Find out more about Oliver Phommavanh and his books by visiting his website and his blog.

(Psst … tomorrow illustrator Frané Lessac answers our Three Quick Questions!)

© October 2011 “Three Quick Questions with Oliver Phommavanh” by Rebecca Newman (Alphabet Soup magazine)


Author:

Rebecca Newman is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. rebeccanewman.net.au.

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