Ben is a nomadic maker, worker, and writer having resided in London, Paris, Wales, Budapest, Australia, Bristol, Sarajevo, Venice, and Galway.
He's been a writer for the Welsh National Opera, a web-editor for Modern Poetry in Translation, a director for Backscratch Theatre, an Associate Lecturer at UWE, and his debut novel, Purefinder, was published in 2013 by Cosmic Egg Books. He was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize in 2016. He's worked with many different collaborators from the Studio.
He is Managing Editor of Book Kernel and was awarded a PhD scholarship at NUI Galway [2016-2020] in Digital Humanities to research and make augmented reality, ambient literature stories that politicise public space.