Larissa Zageris

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New York University, Missouri State University
Mystery Movies/TV, Horror Comedy, Genre Storytelling
  • Larissa uses her expertise in filmmaking and the dramatic arts in every article she writes for Xoop.
  • She is the author of "For Your Consideration: Keanu Reeves," and "Taylor Swift: Girl Detective."
  • Her short film, "Not Bloody Mary," screened on Shudder as part of the Nyx 13 Minutes of Horror Fest and was featured in India's Wench Film Fest.


Larissa Zageris is a writer, educator, and filmmaker from Midlothian, IL. She is the author of many books, comics, games, and scripts. Her short film Not Bloody Mary was a NYX Official Selection for their inaugural 13 Minutes of Horror Film Festival. It streamed on Shudder, and as part of India's Wench Film Fest. Her short story "Something in the Night" received an Honorable Mention in Killer Shorts Season 5, and her scripted adaptation is being produced by Good Pointe podcasts. When she isn't writing scripts, she's writing articles, including an Oral History of the Chicago Rat Hole for


Larissa holds BFAs in dramatic writing and film/TV production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She's currently pursuing her MFA in dramatic writing from Missouri State, where she also teaches acting fundamentals.
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