Anyssa Roberts

Anyssa Roberts sitting on a couch
Anyssa Roberts  

Anyssa Roberts is a professional writer, editor and tiny house enthusiast. With a background in journalism, she loves storytelling.

She’s passionate about travel, alternative living, personal finance, and is excited to build her own tiny house one day. She joined The Spruce in 2020 to contribute to their tiny house content.

Anyssa enjoys looking at subjects from all angles and tries to give people a look into what tiny living is really like — from the Instagrammable to the ugly. 


  • Almost 10 years of writing and editing experience

  • Former reporter for USA Today Network — Tennessee

  • Best Single Feature, 2017 Tennessee Press Association

  • 2nd Place Winner, Feature News, 2017 Tennessee Associated Press 


Anyssa was formerly a reporter for the USA Today Network -- Tennessee, Global Voice Hall Live, The Lexington Herald Leader, The Kentucky Kernel, and more. She primarily covered feature news, including human interest stories, food, lifestyle, fashion, and entertainment. She’s also written for personal finance guru, Dave Ramsey, and edited books on parenting.

When Anyssa writes or talks about tiny houses, she gets excited. She’s wanted to build and live in one for years. Now that she writes for The Spruce, she not only gets to share what she’s learning with others, she gets to use it on her own build.


Anyssa holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and multimedia, a minor in cultural anthropology, and a certificate in global studies from the University of Kentucky.

Expertise: Tiny House Living
Education: University of Kentucky
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Title: Writer

About The Spruce

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