Ben Philippe

Adjunct Associate Professor

Ben Philippe is a screenwriter and story consultant with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Sociology 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 2013 Tennessee Williams fiction contest. His media coverage regularly appears at ObserverThe GuardianThrillist, and others. His 2018 debut novel, Field Guide To the North American Teenager, is forthcoming at HarperCollins.

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