Ben is a writer based in
San Francisco.

He was in the 1989 TV movie, “The Itawis Woman” (Babaeng Itawis) produced by the Philippine Educational Theater Association.

His novel, “The Guerrillas of Powell Street” (Mga Gerilya sa Powell Street) was adapted for the stage by the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila in 2008 and by Bindlestiff Studio in San Francisco in 2014.

His main goal for 2018 is to finally beat his youngest son in Mario Smash Bros.