Nyssa Shaw-Smith Gendelman


Nyssa studied Dramatic Writing at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Since graduating in 2017, she has worked in writing for film, television, and video games, while also maintaining a side-career in illustration.

She spent over three years as the Lead Writer and Researcher on Cell to Singularity, an indie mobile game about evolution. Currently, she works as a Writer for Studio ZA/UM, and as a Narrative Designer on the upcoming fantasy RPG Unwound.

Nyssa shares an apartment with her partner and two hairless cats. She loves good Scotch, bad movies, and historical fiction.