Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter, who holds a PhD in television writing and cultural studies. In 2017, Benjamin was commissioned as part of MTC’s NEXT STAGE Writer’s Program. He is the author of two books, The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012), both of which have been nominated for Australian Book Industry Awards. Together with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis, Benjamin has also co-authored the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014). The television adaptation of The Family Law, created and written by Benjamin, screened on SBS in 2016 and received an AACTA Award nomination for Best Television Comedy Series. Benjamin was part of the writing team of recent Network Ten drama Sisters, now streaming on Netflix.