Ben writes darkly funny stories about good people doing bad things, and modern riffs on classic tales. Fragile Thing Cracks was developed in readings at Argos Productions (MA), as well at Panndora Productions (CA), who presented the world premiere in April of 2014. Acadiana Rep commissioned and produced Carol: A Broken Chain, and produced the regional premiere of Fragile Thing Cracks and a developmental production of Medea of the Big Box Store; the Delta Grand Theatre commissioned and debuted Something-Summer Might-Have-Been. Communion and Cain + Abel were both developed by The Wilbury Group; Haunted was a finalist for Sanguine Theatre’s Project Playwright (NYC), and was developed there in a workshop this spring. His one-act plays have appeared at Little Fish Theatre (CA), the Boston Theatre Marathon (MA), and elsewhere. The Resurrectionists won the judges’ award for best script at the 2014 Silver Spring Stage Company’s one act play festival (MD). Cold was developed in readings and workshops at The Wilbury Group, Ivy Theatre Trellis Project, Newburyport Actor's Theatre, and Hollins Plawrights lab, and it is been named a semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award, a finalist for the Woodward and Newman Award, and winner of the David L. Shelton award. Ben earned a B.A. in Writing from SNHU and studied at the 2012 Stony Brook Playwrights Conference, and is currently an MFA candidate at Hollins Playwright's Lab. He was winner of a 2013 Massachusetts Cultural Council Dramatic Writing Fellowship, and has held residences with The Wilbury Theatre Group and Acadiana Rep.