Brent Knowles was a game designer at BioWare for ten years (Baldur’s Gate 2, Neverwinter Nights, Dragon Age: Origins), during most of which he was a Lead Designer/Creative Director.
Brent was also a project manager / director at Beamdog for a few years, working on the Enhanced Edition for Planescape: Torment and Axis & Allies Online
Current Brent is the Senior Technical Lead for the Centre for Innovative Media at NAIT.
He has had over twenty short stories and articles published, in various magazines and anthologies, including The Journal of Unlikely Entomology, Perihelion Science Fiction, Abyss and Apex, Neo-Opsis, and On Spec.
In 2009 Brent placed first in the third quarter of the Writer’s of the Future Contest with his story ‘Digital Rights’.
Read here for a bit more about Brent.
Brent also writes software, including the open source writing environment YourOtherMind.
If you’d like to see Brent’s acceptance speech at the Writers of the Future ceremony, it is here.