Benjamin Law is a Brisbane-based freelance writer.
He is a senior contributor to frankie and has also written for The Monthly, Qweekend, The Walkley Magazine, Sunday Life, Cleo, Crikey, Big Issue, Griffith REVIEW, The Courier-Mail, Travel and Leisure: South East Asia, The Australian Way (Qantas), Feast (SBS), Smith Journal (frankie), New Matilda, Kill Your Darlings, Peril, ABC Online and for the Australian Associated Press.
His essays have been anthologised in The Best Australian Essays 2008, The Best Australian Essays 2009, Growing Up Asian in Australia and Voracious: New Australian Food Writing.
The Family Law (2010) is his debut book, and is published by Black Inc. Books. A French edition will be published by Belfond in 2012. The TV rights have been sold to Matchbox Pictures.
He’s currently working on his second book, a collection of non-fiction looking at queer people and communities throughout Asia. It has the working title of Gaysia.