Joseph Mwamba is an emerging African-American Y.A. dramedy writer from Indiana. Just named ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriter to Watch in 2023, Joe’s currently a Writers’ Assistant on Netflix’s TOM CLANCY’S SPLINTER CELL. He was recently a Writers’ PA for Netflix’s YOU (S4) and Apple TV’s THE AFTERPARTY (S2). Prior, he was an assistant for two TV Lit agents at UTA, earned a Producing MFA from Chapman University, and worked four years at Viacom/VH1. Joe became an Endorsed Writer by Coverfly, a selectee into Roadmap Writers’ BIPOC Initiative, and a mentee within the 2022 HRTS Mentorship Program. He mentors for WeScreenplay’s College Screenplay Lab and Chapman University’s OnRamp Mentoring Program.

His Y.A. action dramedy THE KNIGHT’S PHOENIX won the Grand Prize of 2022 Emerging Screenwriters’ Action & Adventure Pilot Competition, while his newest Y.A. mystery drama FINDING A LOST PEN landed him as a Quarterfinalist for the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship.

Currently repped by Kate Prentice & Doorie Lee at 42.