Ben Anderson was born in Auckland where he currently lives and works.
In 2010 he completed a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts at Unitec where he studied writing for theatre with Gary Henderson.
In 2011 Ben came first in the AUT Short Story competition in the 15-20 year old category with his short story Drifting Along Without Hands.
Ben has written and produced several works for theatre including a visual theatre piece This Kitchen is Not Imaginary at the Basement Theatre in 2012 as well as working as a prop and puppet maker with Red Leap Theatre Company.
His graphic play The Suicidal Airplane was published by The Play Press in 2012.