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Joya McCrory is a comedy writer from Detroit who likes to tell sneakily heartfelt stories, full of weird humor about identity and figuring out one’s place in the world.


Joya is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she received a Summer Hopwood fiction award for her collection of short stories. She also studied screenwriting at UCLA.


She is an alum of the 2020-2021 WBTV Writers' Workshop, where she was one of three comedy writers and is currently a Story Editor on ABBOTT ELEMENTARY (ABC).

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