New Zealander Blair Reeve has been writing and performing a rhythmic and comical style of performance poetry since 1995. He graduated from Massey University in 2012 and then turned his attention to creative writing. He completed his Masters in 2014, and one year later published his first children’s book Hogart The Hedgehog Turns Nink. In September 2016 he published his second book for young readers, Greta von Gerbil & Her Really Large Lexicon. He performed poetry at the Ted X Wanchai event in October 2016.