Felix has nothing to do with this bio, but Olivia wanted everyone to see how cute he is.

Author | Marketer | Kid Nation Cast Member

Olivia Cloer is a driven professional well-versed in compassionate story-telling. With passion and insight, Olivia helps nonprofit organizations across the US reach more donors, volunteers, and advocates through marketing.


Olivia was also one of 40 children selected to be on CBS’s 2007 reality show, Kid Nation. At the age of 13, Olivia was tasked with surviving in the New Mexico desert, while caring for her 8 year old sister, Mallory and navigating the world of producers and manipulation. Olivia’s memoir, Stronger Than You Think, chronicles their experience being cast, filmed, and experiencing the aftermath of the show.


Olivia lives in Indianapolis with her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Felix. She holds a BA in English Writing and Communications from DePauw University.

Stronger Than You Think is her first book, but certainly not her last.

To contact Olivia about speaking engagements, book signings, etc. please contact her on Instagram.