Lisa's game industry leadership began with her headlining GDC talk in 2012, and she has also appeared in a documentary on women in games and, previously, on TV. She often serves as an invited guest at schools and organizations and reads her work at bookstores and other venues.
“Boys’ Toys: A Documentary About Women & Video Games.” Dirs., Elke Teichmann and Eef den Boer, September 2014.
“Branch Campus Bingo.” KCTS Connects, Interview with Enrique Cerna, January 2009.
“Webster University Voices: Game Design.” Galaxy Radio, Webster University, December 2017.
“Cat in the Flock: An Interview with Lisa Brunette.” BlogTalk Radio, March 2017.
"Science in St. Louis: The Rock, Paper, Scissors Phenomenon." St. Louis County Library, August 2018.
"Designing Games, As If Story Mattered." St. Louis Game Developers Co-Op, St. Louis, August 2018.
"Career Night." College Bound, St. Louis, May 2018.
“Books, Games, and Bylines.” Seattle University, November 2016.
“Visiting Authors Reading Series.” Seattle University, November 2016.
“Discover New Author Series.” Makepeace Manor, Washington, D.C., February 2016.
“Crafting Game Stories for a Mainstream Audience.” University of Florida International Digital Entrepreneurship Association Summit, March 2016.
“Careers in Creative Writing: Game Writing.” Seattle University, December 2014.
“Writing for Games.” PEP Talk Series, Creative Writing Program, Seattle University, October 2013.
“The Other Side Reading Series,” Gladstone, OR, August 2016.
Reading, Tacoma Artists Initiative Program Grant Public Presentations, 2004.
Reading, Books & Books, Miami, FL, 2004.
Reading, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 2003.
Reading, Saint Louis University Montesi Award Showcase, 1993.
Conference Presentations and Panels
"Designing Games, As If Story Mattered." PixelPop Festival, St. Louis, July 2018.
"Our Princess Is in Another Castle: Feminism, Women, and the Game Industry." Panel Discussion, PixelPop Festival, St. Louis, July 2018.
“Indie Pioneers: The Path Less Traveled.” Casual Connect Games Conference, 21st Century Leadership & Power in Diversity Symposium, July 2017.
“The Reporter and the Story: How Journalism Can Inform, and Fund, a Literary Career.” Associated Writing Programs Conference, Washington, DC, February 2017.
Headlining Speaker, “Immersive Storytelling for a Misunderstood Audience,” Game Development Conference Narrative Summit, Austin, TX, October 2012.
“How It Feels to Be Written Me: Race Rhetoric Meets Race Poetic.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2003.
“Silence and Query As Practices of Engagement.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2002.
“‘Birdy’: Race ‘Dialogue’ in Fiction and in the Classroom.” Second Annual Composition Symposium, University of Miami, Spring 2001.