This is an ongoing archive of Next Wave Alumni spanning our 35-year history. You can browse the list below or use the filters to find someone fast. If you have been involved in a Next Wave Festival and don’t have an artist profile yet, fill in the form [nextwave@nextwave.org.au](https://nextwave.org.au/next-wave-artist-archive text: here). If you have any questions, email nextwave@nextwave.org.au.


Ben Brooker

Ben is an Adelaide-based writer, editor, critic, essayist, bookseller, and playwright. His work has been featured by Overland, Australian Book Review, RealTime, The Lifted Brow, Daily Review, Verity La, Witness, ArtsHub, and others. In 2016-17 Ben was an inaugural Sydney Review of Books Emerging Critics Fellow and in 2018-19 was writer-in-residence at The Mill.

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  1. Ben Brooker. Image credit: Sarah Eastick