LANCE G. Powell Jr.

Novelist / YouTuber / VR Developer / Blogger / Cognitive Scientist / Rec Room Creator

XR Training and Speaking Events


The creator and host of VR Special, a semi-improvised, comedy show in Social VR platforms


Currently on tour throughout the Metaverse for my novel 'Mirror Box'. Also looking for a publisher for a book series called 'NON'

VR Blogger

Contributor and interviewer in VR's early days to the consumer market through my blog on Medium and the first ever lifestyles magazine for Social VR.

Rec Room Creator

Have built several rooms in the world's #1 Social VR platform Rec Room

VR Developer

Creator of the VR Penny Arcade and VR Kangaroo Simulator (first- ever kangaroo-based exercise app for VR)

Cognitive Scientist

Wrote a thesis called A Framework for Understanding and Detecting Harassment in Social VR. Thus, receiving an M.A. from Bosphorus U

Let's Talk

If you're interested in any aspect of my work (esp. publishing), send me a message through mail, LinkedIn, or Twitter today