Ben’s work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Observer, The A.V. Club, The Guardian, Playboy, and Thrillist. Ben attended Columbia University and holds an M.F.A. in Fiction & Screenwriting from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Austin
About Sure I’ll Be Your Black Friend: In the biting, hilarious vein of What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life—comes Ben Philippe’s candid memoir-in-essays, chronicling a lifetime of being the Black friend (see also: foreign kid, boyfriend, coworker, student, teacher, roommate, enemy) in predominantly white spaces.
Visit his website to learn more about Ben and his other work.
Author Session: Ben Philippe, Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend