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The ‘Sisters for Sale’ graphic novel

The ‘Sisters for Sale’ graphic novel

In the eleven years of its existence, there have been three major phases to 'The Human, Earth Project'. The first phase was the successful search for my kidnapped friends May and Pang in China. The second phase was the production of the 'Sisters for Sale' feature...

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Eleven years

Eleven years

With 'The Human, Earth Project' celebrating its eleventh birthday this week, I'd like to share something special with you. Ten years ago, I was in Sapa investigating the disappearances of May and Pang. It seemed extremely unlikely that I would ever see them again....

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‘Sisters for Sale’ in 2024

‘Sisters for Sale’ in 2024

There's been plenty happening here at 'The Human, Earth Project'. I have some exciting news for you today about the 'Sisters for Sale' documentary, book, and what we're looking forward to in 2024! The 'Sisters for Sale' documentary Our multi-award-winning 'Sisters for...

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November update

November update

The 'Sisters for Sale' book  This month I had the honour of launching the 'Sisters for Sale' book in conversation with one of my personal heroes, Michael Brosowski. The founder of Blue Dragon Children's Foundation, Michael first became involved with 'The Human, Earth...

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‘Sisters for Sale’ special book launch event

‘Sisters for Sale’ special book launch event

Five years in the making, the 'Sisters for Sale' book launches next week. 'Sisters for Sale' tells the incredible true story of my friends May and Pang, two strong young women who were kidnapped from their homes in Vietnam and trafficked into China. It's a powerful,...

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‘Sisters for Sale’ book launch

‘Sisters for Sale’ book launch

It's been some time since I've written, but I've been busy behind the scenes. Five years ago, I was approached by one of the world's largest and most prestigious publishing houses to write the 'Sisters for Sale' story as a book. I expected the story would be around...

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Character assassination

Character assassination

It's Ben here. I've been very quiet over the past year, and haven't been sending my usual updates to supporters of 'The Human, Earth Project'. It's time I let you know what's been happening here. First of all, for those of you who aren't familiar with my work: In...

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September update

September update

2022 began on an extremely positive note for 'The Human, Earth Project', with our 'Sisters for Sale' documentary and book series gaining a great deal of support, especially here in Australia. Over the past four months, however, a prominent figure in the Australian...

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June update

June update

It's been another huge month here with plenty of events in Sydney and Newcastle: two 'Sisters for Sale' screenings, a huge gala, our exhibition closing event, and a night of storytelling tomorrow! You'll also find information below on our books, documentary, and...

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May update

May update

There's been plenty happening here lately with the 'Sisters for Sale' books, film, and photography... Read on! 'Sisters for Sale' screening in Queensland The first-ever Queensland screening of our award-winning documentary, 'Sisters for Sale', took place on 28th...

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April update

April update

It's been a very exciting time here at 'The Human, Earth Project' with our festival book launch earlier this month, our very first Queensland screening this week, and our 'Sisters for Sale' exhibition opening next week! Festival book launch 'Mountains Beyond...

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March update

March update

The past two months have been some of the busiest ever here at 'The Human, Earth Project', and there's a lot more coming up in the next two months. I have three huge announcements for you today - about the festival launch of the final 'Sisters for Sale' book, touring...

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January update

January update

It's been a busy time here at The Human, Earth Project, with educational screenings, a film tour, and a new book launch coming up... Educational screenings of the 'Sisters for Sale' documentary Last year we began partnering with Blue Dragon Children's Foundation to...

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November update

November update

'Sisters for Sale' books The Richell Prize - one of Australia's most prestigious writing prizes - was announced earlier this month. It's the first major prize I've entered. I'm honoured to have been selected for the shortlist of five authors, from over 850 entrants....

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October update

October update

Last month I announced that I was one of 16 writers selected from over 850 entrants for the longlist of the Richell Prize, one of Australia's most prestigious writing prizes. For the shortlist, announced earlier this month, those 16 writers were whittled back to just...

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September update

September update

I have two pieces of exciting news to share with you this month... Blue Dragon schools partnership I've been working informally for eight years with the amazing non-profit Blue Dragon Children's Foundation, which rescues trafficked girls from China. Recently I've done...

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