Deborah Serra


Serra has been a professional writer for over twenty years. On assignment, she 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 for production polishes on several films. 

Serra was a recipient of the 2012 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. 

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 just been adapted into a stage play NO MORE SMALL TALK. Also, available for the stage is NO ONE WE KNOW a controversial family drama and finalist for the Henley Rose Award.

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

MEMBER:  Writers Guild of America

                     PEN USA

                    Dramatist Guild

                    Script Consultant Lone Star Film Group

                    Judge 2013, PEN USA Screenwriting Award

                    Arbiter WGA Screen Credits