Ben Mellor is an award-winning slam poet, writer, performer and educator. He performed his first solo show, Voices of Dissent, in 2008 and is touring the piece nationally by bicycle in Spring/Summer 2010. Ben is a founder member of new spoken word theatre collective, Pen-ultimate, who premiere their first full length show, A Night on the Tiles in Autumn ‘09. He won the Dike Omeje Slam Poetry Award 2008. www.moksha-arts.org

Ben’s story ‘Boston Diptych’ features in Route Offline.