Mary Kirby works at BioWare and is one of the main writers of the Dragon Age franchise. She has a degree in Creative Writing from the Erie campus of Penn State University. She joined BioWare in 2006.
Dragon Age: Origins Edit
Dragon Age II Edit
Dragon Age: Inquisition Edit
Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown Edit
In 2018, she published a real-world, illustrated version of Varric's story Hard in Hightown under the joint byline of "Varric Tethras with Mary Kirby." According to an interview, she found the most "Varric-like" parts of the story the easiest to write, as she's very used to writing in his voice. She also said that the title of the story is a play on the movie Die Hard.
Other Works Edit
Kirby contributed to the writing of Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Volume 2.
- She lists her interests as zombie kittens, world domination, and cake.
- She has stated that her favorite Star Trek series is Deep Space Nine.
- She has three cats, all of whom are orange and all of whom have fandom names. One is called Varric; the other two are Fizzgig (after the character from The Dark Crystal) and Steven (as in Universe). She regularly shares photos of them on her Twitter.
- She is a self-confessed coffee addict.