Jesse Oliver


Country: Australia

Jesse Oliver is a Perth-based slam poet who wields his poetry like an end of times sign. He delivers a conversational style, exploring issues in fantastical themes like aliens, dreams and mythology. In 2017, Jesse was crowned the Word Travels Australian Poetry Slam Champion in the Adult category.

Jesse Oliver adalah penyair slam yang tinggal di Perth yang sangat lihai menuturkan puisi-puisinya. Ia menyerukan puisi layaknya sebuah percakapan, mengeksplorasi isu-isu dalam tema fantastis seperti alien, mimpi, dan mitologi. Tahun 2017, Jesse dinobatkan sebagai Word Travels Australian Poetry Slam Champion untuk kategori Dewasa.

Appearing in

Main Program: The Big Read: Poetry Edition

It’s one of life’s pleasures: having someone read to you. We’ve assembled a lineup of our most masterful poets in a little corner of the Festival devoted to the loveliness …


Live Music & Arts: Poetry Slam

Get prepared to get loud: live literature hits the stage for the UWRF’s celebrated Poetry Slam, one of the most sizzling events of the Festival. From global poets to local …


Festival Club: The Poet’s Club

Beat, rhyme, lyric and verse. Poetry has a way of going straight to the heart. Join some of the Festival’s favorite wordsmiths as they whip up a night of fantastic …