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Portrait of Leena van Deventer

Leena van Deventer  /  Games

Leena has contributed to publications such as CrikeyThe Big IssueKotakuMXWriters BlocPlaywriteThe Victorian WriterWomen’s Agenda, and Metro Magazine, and co-authored the book Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny, the fight for the future of videogames with Dan Golding for Affirm Press. 

Leena is a a frequent guest on 3RRR’s Byte Into It, ABC 774’s Drive, and Triple J’s Hack. She has also spoken at the Wheeler Centre, the Freeplay Independent Games Festival, Melbourne Writers Festival, the Emerging Writers’ Festival, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), the Screen Futures Summit, and at the University of Western Australia.

Leena sits on the Program Advisory Committee for RMIT’s Bachelor of Design (Games) degree program, and the Program Advisory Committee for the Freeplay Independent Games Festival. This year Leena will also be a part of the very first Games and Interactive Advisory Committee for the Australian Writers Guild and on a curatorial advisory committee for an upcoming exhibition at ACMI.

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