Ben is a poet based on the edge of the New Forest, UK. In 2010 his poem Pantone 1665 C won second place in the July IBPC competition. In 2013 he was one of 3 International winners of the Fermoy Poetry Competition, the same year he was short-listed for the Bridport Prize. In 2015 his poem 'Selkie' was highly commended in the Bristol Poetry Prize and 2016 'The Devotional' was highly commended in the Bridport Prize.
He has had work published in several print anthologies and online in Antiphon, Ink, Sweat and Tears and RP&D. He is currently the writer in residence at Poole Lighthouse. His spoken word show entitled Metamorphosis was performed during the Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe 2015.