Vanessa de Largie is the sex-columnist at Maxim Magazine and an opinion-columnist at The Spectator. She is first and foremost a writer, however she is also an award-winning actress and author, sex podcaster, speaker and prolific freelance journalist.
Vanessa’s writing primarily focuses on fierce female sexuality and gender politics. She has written over a thousand columns published in approximately 60 media outlets worldwide.
Vanessa’s columns have appeared in the Huff Post (US), iNews (UK), The Daily Telegraph, Maxim Magazine, Penthouse Magazine, The Spectator, GQ Magazine,, Quadrant Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald, News.com.au, SBS, The Mercury, Perth Now and innumerable others.
In 2019 Vanessa debuted at #60 on the Ultra Tune Maxim Magazine HOT 100, the definitive list of Australia’s most beautiful and talented women, she also spoke at the prestigious Liberty Friedman Conference in Sydney and appeared on Australian talk show Studio 10, defending hardcore porn.
In 2017 Vanessa spent six months living in the UK and had the great privilege of performing her one-woman show at the Tristan Bates Theatre in the West End.
A decade prior, Vanessa was cast in the lead role of Australian feature film Nocturne, Night of The Vampire distributed by Troma. The film screened at the Brussels Fantastic Film Festival, Cork Film Festival, Athens Film Festival, Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival, Portobello Film Festival and Broet. Vanessa attended all screenings as an international guest.
Vanessa is the author of three memoirs — Tantric Afternoons and the award-winning Don’t Hit Me and Without My Consent. In 2021, Don’t Hit Me was turned into an audiobook and Vanessa was signed by Authors Republic in Canada. The audiobook is distributed on platforms such as Audible, Google Play, Barnes & Noble and others.
Vanessa regularly collaborates with acclaimed German artist, van Rijn on limited edition art and poetry books and Vanessa’s film essay ‘Empire of The Ants’ was included in the 2017 Belgium movie guide: When Animals Attack: The 70 Best Horror Movies With Killer Animals.
In 2020, Vanessa’s raw and candid podcast Nothing BUTT Sex launched on Spotify, iTunes, Deezer and YouTube.
Vanessa suffers from the condition ‘Endometriosis’ and has used her writing to create awareness about the disorder. She wrote a play titled If A Bloke Had Endo. It was performed at the Box Hill Hospital to doctors, international experts and politicians. Vanessa’s essays have been published in the medical journal, Endo Issues. Additionally, Vanessa was invited to write a column about Endometriosis for the Huff Post.
Vanessa has worked with two world-famous photographers. In 2010, she had the privilege of shooting with David Lachapelle for the Nokia campaign. Lachapelle’s images have appeared on the covers of Vanity Fair, Vogue, The New York Times Magazine and Rolling Stone. In 2017 she shot with Belgian celebrity photograher Kris Dewitte — Kris went on to shoot a cover for Vanity Fair in 2018.
Vanessa is represented by elite talent agent, Daniel Scharf for acting, film and television. As a speaker, she is represented by Saxton Speakers Bureau..
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