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Leah Muwanga-Magoye

Leah Muwanga-Magoye is a game writer of Ugandan heritage who grew up in Kenya and Namibia. She gained an MA (Hons) in Classics at the University of Edinburgh and was awarded the Hardie Prize for dissertation ‘The Mythic and Tragic Visions of Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy. In 2019 she graduated with an MA in Dramatic Writing from the Drama Centre at Central Saint Martins, gaining a Distinction.  

 

Leah has been awarded an Arts Council grant to develop her creative practice and is currently writing a play to be performed at the Hounslow Arts Centre. In 2020, during the Writers Guild of Great Britain Games Festival, Leah was invited to speak on a panel entitled 'Transmedia Tales - Changing Platforms and Media — The challenges and rewards of creating stories for, and connected to, games in different forms'.

 

She has worked as a scriptwriter in a variety of mediums including radio, music video, television and digital media. Most recently she worked as a writer and narrative designer for UNRD a platform combining interactive storytelling with immersive gameplay. She currently works as a Senior Narrative Designer at Fusebox Games, a company that makes choice based interactive fiction for mobile.