Elana Benjamin is a writer with a special interest in social issues, particularly women's roles, education and the pace of modern life.

Elana holds an Arts/Law degree from the University of New South Wales.  She lives in Sydney, close to the ocean, with her husband and two children.


Elana's writing has been published in Good Weekend, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sunday Life, Essential Kids, Debrief Daily, Insurance & Risk Professional and the JBC blog.


Elana is also the author of My Mother's Spice Cupboard:  A Journey from Baghdad to Bombay to Bondi (Hybrid Publishers, 2012), a memoir/history which tells the story of her family's migration from Iraq to India to Australia.