Olivia Le (she/her) is a Vietnamese-American high school Junior in the Creative Writing conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts. She is a 2-year Get Lit Player with Get Lit - Words Ignite! and a two times YoungArts winner. Her work is published internationally as runner-up for CommuterLit’s poetry week contest and can also be viewed on nation-wide platforms like The AutoEthnographer, through which she was recipient of their student scholarship, and in the YoungArts Megafauna Land Dwellers Spring Exhibition for her poem discussing climate change. She has furthermore won state competitions such as Poetry Ourselves and the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize as well as placed in Poetry Out Loud and the title for California Youth Poet Laureate. Olivia competes annually in state slams such as OC Ryse, Get Lit Classic Slam, and the Wrightwood Slam where she placed second amongst all adult contestants. She was also invited by the OC Arts Council to perform at Segerstrom for the 2023 OC Arts Awards among other events in the county and by California Poet Laureate Lee Herrick to open for a poetry reading. Through Get Lit, she has performed at various schools in LA as well as for the Women’s Journey Foundation and was selected to be filmed by Fox Studios Entertainment for a Women’s History Month clip. Her script was selected for a Subaru McKenna Holiday Commercial fully produced and performed by OCSA students and airing on local TV stations. Olivia is currently outreach chair for Therapicasso and literary editor for Active Voice and Inkblot, both of which contain her published work. She recently began teaching spoken word poetry to people in Vietnam online and is also passionate about sharing the art with her local community through fundraisers and events. More of her interests include dancing, crocheting, serving in the environment, and traveling.