Benjamin grew up in Sydney, Australia and studied media at Macquarie University. Following university, he wrote and directed short films, one of which received an honourable mention at the International Film Awards Berlin. Benjamin also received an honourable mention in the Young Adult category of the Eric Hoffer Book Award and was a finalist in the 2019 American Fiction Awards. Benjamin currently lives in the Netherlands where he wrote a series of children’s picture books for the Dutch company, Kidiyo. If it wasn’t for the current global crisis, he would be home exploring new parts of Australia.