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The Long Table - Benjamin Law

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Everyone's favourite "gaysian" author Benjamin Law returns to Muse for an intimate long lunch. The self-confessed cheap drunk, gay-, women's- & human rights crusader will be discussing everything from books, cult TV, naked art and his Quarterly Essay (issue 67) 'Moral Panic 101: Sexuality, Schools & the Media'.

Tickets: $65

Entry includes two course lunch, glass of wine or soft drink, tea or coffee and a copy of Quarterly Essay: 'Moral Panic 101: Sexuality, Schools & the Media' (RRP $22.99)

Please note that seating is strictly limited to 20 guests.


Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist for Good Weekend.

He’s the author of The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012), co-author of the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014) with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis, and has written the current Quarterly Essay (‘Moral Panic 101’) on the Safe Schools scandal. His books have been nominated for Australian Book Industry Awards. The Family Law is now in its fourth reprint, has been translated into French and is now a major SBS TV series. Gaysia was published in India in 2013 and North America in 2014.

Benjamin is a frequent contributor to Good Weekend (The Sydney Morning Herald/The Age)frankie and The Monthly. He has also written for over 50 publications, businesses and agencies in Australia and worldwide, and has a PhD in creative writing and cultural studies.

Earlier Event: November 5
Mandy Sayer - Australian Gypsies
Later Event: November 15
Book Launch - Critical Mass