Last week we were delighted to host award-winning writer Mary Kenney to our Twitch Channel to host a reading of her brilliant book Gamer Girls: 25 Women Who Built The Video Game Industry.
If you missed it, we would highly recommend watching it. Tune in here.
Mary Kenney is an award-winning writer of video games, books, short stories, longform nonfiction, and comic books. She’s a senior writer at Insomniac Games, currently working on Marvel’s Wolverine. She was a writer on Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and a lead writer on Telltale’s The Walking Dead series.
Her debut nonfiction book, Gamer Girls: 25 Women Who Built the Video Game Industry, released in July 2022 to glowing reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and more. She was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Games in 2020 and a BAFTA Breakthrough in 2021.
She teaches narrative design at Indiana University and has written comic books set in the universes of Godzilla and My Little Pony. Before making games, she studied game design at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts and was an award-winning journalist with bylines in The New York Times, Salon, and Kotaku.