Deborah Espect is a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. Her first novel, My Self, the Enemy, was published in 2005. Since then she has written a number of critically acclaimed plays that have been performed in various theatres in London, including the Old Red Lion, the King’s Head and the Hen & Chickens in Islington, the Soho in Central London and the Tabard in Turnham Green. She has appeared in the horror film Bordello Death Tales, the short film An Empty Chair and the play Monkey Feeds the Robot at the Old Red Lion. A second short film that she has written, Dog Day, will be produced in October 2011. Deborah is currently working on her second novel and a feature film.