A contemporary Australian poet based in Perth, Western Australia; Ben Riddle won the 2014 Fred Simpson Prize for English Verse, and is Co-Director of the Said Poets Society.

Ben has been published in Australia, Europe and the United States; notably in Trove Journal, The Travelling Poet and the Stormcloud Poets Anthology. He has done backflips off of buildings, stages and every serious commitment he’s ever made in his life.

Recently, Ben’s been devoting more of his time to performance poetry and teaching, notably featuring at Spoken Word Perth, Jugular and Perth Slam.

Featuring at Spoken Word Perth's Grow