Ben teaches high school English in Dallas, Texas. His writing focuses on music, literature, film, and religion. He contributes to DJBooth, a site dedicated to hip hop, and The Athenaeum Review, a new arts journal at UT Dallas, where he reviews books on music. He was recently featured on New South Journal, where his series of nonsermons ran biweekly in Spring 2019. These and other essays, reviews, and poetry can be found in the Publications section.