Mary Kenney

Insomniac Games

Mary Kenney writes critically-acclaimed, games, comics, and longform nonfiction. She is a writer at Insomniac Games, was a lead writer on Telltale’s The Walking Dead series, and most recently worked on Dying Light 2. She has writing credits on a dozen other titles across several genres, including action role-playing, turn-based strategy, cooperative, and first-person shooter. She studied in NYU’s graduate game design program and teaches narrative design workshops at Indiana University.

Before making games, she was an award-winning journalist with bylines in The New York Times, Salon, and Kotaku. When not writing, she can be found buried in a book, running a tabletop RPG, or attempting to conquer a French recipe.

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