Benjamin Allmon







Benjamin is an award-winning author, freelance journalist, musician, audio engineer, adventurer, and film producer.

​​​The author of three books; Foot Notes, Mr Ordinary Dons a Disguise, and The Saltwater Story, the latter was shortlisted as a Work of State Significance at the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards.

He has written for The Guardian, The Spectator, Voyeur MagazineOpossum, BlankJourneys MagazineJetstar MagazineOutback MagazineRenaissance, Punchnel’sTincture JournalThe Writer, Stories of Music, and Aurealis to name a few.

A songwriter and audio engineer with over twenty years’ experience, he composed the bulk of the soundtrack for The Saltwater Story film.  His most recent album, Sound Tracks, was released as an aural accompaniment to Foot Notes, with songs inspired by his 1000km trek.  His third album, Wave, is currently in production.

He is a member of APRA (Australasian Performing Rights Association), the ASA (Australian Society of Authors), and the QWC (Queensland Writers Centre).  

He has one wife, one son, and two left feet.