Photo by David Silverman


Benedict Nguyen is a writer, dancer, and

arts advocate based in the South Bronx, NY.


Benedict has written for the Brooklyn Rail, Culturebot, and Shondaland, among others. In 2017-18, they were a member of the National Center for Choreography (Akron, OH)’s low-res laboratory on dance writing.


Their fiction writing was supported by an AWP Writer to Writer Mentorship in 2017. They’re at work on a novel and publish an e-newsletter on the first and third quarter moons.


They recently performed with Sally Silvers, José River Jr., and DapperQ Fashion Week. Their personal movement practice researches astrological somatics within their own sound design.


They work as an arts admin unicorn for Donna Uchizono, and Jennifer Monson. Benedict is the 2019 Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow at ISSUE Project Room.