Deborah Serra


                        NEWS from 2020 - 2021:

-- Just completed novel: The Blurry Line In Us

--Second Literary Fellowship at Hawthornden Castle in Scotland, to begin 2022

--No More Small Talk: Drama/Comedy adaptation, staged reading at Best Medicine Rep,  2021

--Revisions completed on the epic film musical for Threshold Entertainment.

--Film script completed Outside The Lines

Serra was a recipient of the Hawthornden Literary Fellowship and was invited to spend a month writing in residence in Scotland.  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. 

For the stage: NO ONE WE KNOW a controversial family drama and finalist for the Henley Rose Award and the Playwrights First Award; also ECHOES: Powerful Men & False Reports a One-Act true story political drama, which took Third Place in The Little Theatre of Alexandria national competition for 2019.

Serra’s book 2 BROADS ABROAD: Moms Fly the Coop, a humorous travel memoir written with her sister Nancy Serra Greene, was published in 2015 by Library Tales Publishing in NYC. That book has been adapted into an award winning stage play NO MORE SMALL TALK.

Published articles: Literary Mama, After Dinner Conversation

On assignment, Serra has written ten TV films, numerous episodes, including two years on staff for NBC.  She has sold two original feature films, completed two more on assignment, and optioned two others. She has been hired as a script doctor for production polishes on several films. 

Serra has taught writing at the University of California, San Diego, Wofford College, and at writers’ conferences nationwide.  

MEMBER:  Writers Guild of America

                     PEN USA

                    Dramatist Guild

                    Judge 2013, PEN USA Screenwriting Award

                    Arbiter WGA Screen Credits