Meet Debra Leigh

Debra Leigh Scott is an "arts and edu-preneur" -- a writer, playwright, educator.  She is the author of a collection called Other Likely Stories.  Her current projects include a documentary/book project about the meltdown of American universities, both titled 'Junct: The Trashing of Higher Ed. in America.  She and her film partner, Chris LaBree, of 2255 Films, are co-producers of the documentary. Debra also blogs as The Homeless Adjunct.

Another project, a trilogy of novels, is underway, and the first of her trilogy, Piety Street, is forthcoming on New Door Books.

After years of focusing on her writing and her behind-the-scenes creative activities, Debra has returned to performing - as a singer - and has recently co-written a new cabaret show called "Love Sucks. Let's Sing!" with her singing partner and co-creator of the show, Jean Brooks.   The plan is to tour the show to various music festivals around the country.

As a scholar and educator, Debra's interests includes work in world religions, experiential spirituality,  literature, the intersection between art, culture and history.  She teaches university courses in the humanities, in creative writing, and in interdisciplinary exploration.

Debra Leigh is the Founding Director of Hidden River Arts, an inter-disciplinary arts organization focused on supporting artists at all stages of their development.  Hidden River hosts gallery events, live music and literary events, and maintains an independent small press.

Debra Leigh also offers workshops and classes in creative writing, as well as private manuscript consultations and editing services to fellow writers.  In addition to working with creative writers, Debra Leigh provides business writing services to a select group of corporate and industry clients - including ghostwriting, editing, ESL consultation.

For more information about any of the above, or to invite Debra Leigh to read, speak or screen her film,  please contact her.

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