Ben Philippe

Term Assistant Professor


English, Film Studies


419 Barnard Hall


 Ben Philippe is a writer and screenwriter with a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. He received an M.F.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a Michener Center for Writers Writing Fellow. He previously won the Tennessee Williams fiction contest and the BlueCat pilot Screenplay Competition. His culture essays can be found in Vanity Fair, Observer, Thrillist, and others. His debut YA novel Field Guide To the North American Teenager was released by HarperCollins in 2019.

  • The Three-act Structure
  • The Adaptation
  • The Writers Room
  • Narrative Strategies & The Modern Twist Ending
  • The 21st Century Television Landscape