Benjamin Gabbay is a young writer in Toronto, Canada. Drawing inspiration from mythology, the supernatural, and intriguing scenes of the everyday world, he loves to fashion intricate storylines that infuse a stunning new realism into classic fantasy. After the publication of Wingheart: Luminous Rock in 2012 just prior to his 17th birthday, Benjamin presented talks and workshops at Canadian libraries and schools with the aim of inspiring other young writers to follow through on their literary ambitions and share their work with the world. He has been a member of the Toronto Public Library’s Editorial Youth Advisory Group since 2012.
Benjamin is also a passionate student of classical piano and composition, currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Composition degree at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music. Also a graphic and website designer, Benjamin is the creator of the challenging Web riddle game Cipher: Crack the Code, which has fans worldwide, including in China and the Philippines.