Ben Fluet

Ben Fluet (he/him) is a queer poet, journalist, and filmmaker living in New Orleans. This past spring, he hand-bound and self-published his debut chapbook, "How We Forgot to Sing," and is currently a reader for Bayou Magazine. In 2020, Ben directed "Meet Me By The Magnolia Tree," a documentary exploring the history of gay men's lives in Richmond, VA, aired on PBS and featured on Virginia Public Media. He received his BS in Broadcast Journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University and is now pursuing an MFA in Poetry at the University of New Orleans.

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