PhD Candidate in Writing and Literature, Deakin University

Brooke is a narrative designer, writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia.

She is a director of Burning Glass Creative, a company that offers specialised game design, narrative and production services.

Her current projects include 'Paperbark' and 'The Gardens Between', an adventure puzzle game on display at the Codebreakers exhibition at ACMI in July 2017 - November 2017.

Recently, she received the 2017 MCV Pacific XBOX Women in Games Creative Impact award for her work in the games industry and a Women In Games Fellowship grant from Film Victoria.

She’s presented and given research papers on creative writing and games at Oxford University and at The Australasian Association of Writing Programs. Her research focuses on creative writing practice and the links between digital literature and traditional literature.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate in Writing and Literature, Deakin University

Education

  • 2013 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Writing and Literature