Serra has been a screenwriter for twenty years. On assignment, she has written ten TV movies, numerous TV episodes, including two years as a staff writer for NBC. She has sold two original feature films, completed two more on assignment, and optioned two others. One is currently in active development. She has been hired for production polishes on several films.
Serra has now turned her attention to novels. She was a recipient of the 2012 Hawthornden Literary Fellowship where she was invited to spend a month in residence in Scotland writing. Her first novel was a semi-finalist for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Award given by the Faulkner Society in New Orleans, LA.
Deborah's most recent book 2 BROADS ABROAD: Moms Fly the Coop is a collaboration with her sister and co-author Nancy Serra Greene. The comic travel memoir chronicles their ill-planned road trip around Ireland and is published by Library Tales Publishing in NYC.
Serra has taught writing at the University of California, Wofford College, and continues to teach at writers' workshops and conferences nationwide.
Please check her website: www.deborahserra.com and 2broadsabroad.com
MEMBER: Writers Guild of America, PEN USA, Judge 2013 PEN USA Screenwriting Award