Join us from 10am, Saturday 20 February in an intimate forum, where you can meet the celebrated writer and broadcaster over a cup of coffee and enjoy a mini-mentoring experience as he answers your most burning questions.
From how to get started in the industry, to tips and tricks on alleviating the dreaded writer’s block, no question is off limits in this 90 minute event.
But hurry, with only limited spaces available, don’t miss out on your chance to workshop your ideas with one of the country’s top contemporary wordsmiths.
Benjamin Law is an Australian writer and broadcaster. He’s the author of The Family Law (2010), Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012), the Quarterly Essay Moral Panic 101 (2017), and editor of Growing Up Queer in Australia (2019). Benjamin created and co-wrote three seasons of the award-winning SBS TV series The Family Law, based on his memoir, and his sold-out debut play Torch the Place (Melbourne Theatre Company) ran February–March 2020. In 2019, he was named one of the Asian-Australian Leadership Summit’s (AALS) 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians (winning the Arts, Culture & Sport category) and one of Harper Bazaar‘s Visionary Men. He has a PhD in creative writing and cultural studies from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Benjamin’s short story Love You, Brisbane is featured in The Storytellers.