Deborah Serra is a recipient of the Hawthornden Literary Fellowship, and her first novel was a semifinalist for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Award. On assignment, she has written ten TV films and numerous episodes, and she wrote two years on staff for NBC. She has sold two original feature films, completed two more on assignment, and optioned two others. She has also written three award-winning plays. She is a member of the Writers’ Guild of America, the Dramatist Guild, and PEN USA. She has three children and several dogs, and lives in San Diego with her husband.