Benjamin Law

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Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist for Good Weekend.

He’s the author of The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012), co-author of the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014) with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis, and has written the Quarterly Essay ‘Moral Panic 101’ on the Safe Schools scandal. His books have been nominated for Australian Book Industry Awards. The Family Law is now in its fourth reprint, has been translated into French and is now a major SBS TV series. Gaysia was published in India in 2013 and North America in 2014.

Benjamin is a frequent contributor to Good Weekend (The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age)frankieand The Monthly. He has also written for over 50 publications, businesses and agencies in Australia and worldwide, and has a PhD in creative writing and cultural studies.

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