Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law is a Brisbane-based freelance writer.

He is a senior contributor to frankie and has also written for The MonthlyQweekendThe Walkley Magazine,Sunday LifeCleoCrikeyBig IssueGriffith REVIEWThe Courier-MailTravel and Leisure: South East Asia, The Australian Way (Qantas), Feast (SBS), Smith Journal(frankie), New MatildaKill Your DarlingsPerilABC Online and for the Australian Associated Press.

His essays have been anthologised in The Best Australian Essays 2008The Best Australian Essays 2009Growing Up Asian in Australia and Voracious: New Australian Food Writing.

He has published two books: The Family Law (2010) is his debut book, and is published by Black Inc. Books. His second book, Gaysia, is a collection of non-fiction looking at queer people and communities throughout Asia, also published by Black Inc. Books.

The Family Law was recently adapted for television and appeared on the SBS network.



MemoirIn this special, festive edition of our summer-reading program, Griffith Review returns to 'Post-nuclear', Benjamin Law's brief and moving treatise on Christmas – what it means and how that meaning evolves as family changes – from Griffith Review 34:...

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