"Debbie Kasper's writing sets standards."
- Backstage, West
"Fresh and consistently hilarious! " - La Weekly
Debbie is a two time- Emmy nominated writer having written for “Roseanne,” and "The Rosie O’Donnell show."
Her one-woman show “Without Me. My Show Is Nothing!” was hailed as a “masterpiece,” and won the prestigious Drama Logue Award for the best written one-woman show in Los Angeles. Her other shows include Zelda Bing: "Love Yourself,” “Self Help The Comedy,” (with Sheila Kay) and “BoomerMania: The Musical” (with Pat Sierchio) all of which have toured and entertained America, garnering rave reviews from all corners of the country.
Her current passion is the personal essay. She is a frequent contributor to Purple Clover, and has also written for Dame Magazine, She’s Got It. Singular City, as well as contributing to a few essay book anthologies: Moms Are Nuts, No Kidding.
“I write because
it keeps me
Her own book, written by her alter-ego Zelda Bing, “There’s Men Everywhere--if you Lower Your Standards,” is available on amazon. And “Bras and Penus on a Date” a parody of John Grays,” Mars and Venus on a Date.” (co-written) has been translated into three languages and sold on four continents and is also available.
Her upcoming book of essays, “A Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stick, Promises my Parents Made," is a humorous, yet poignant book of essays spanning from the fifties to the eighties, outlining Debbie’s indomitable spirit and struggle to find her way through her chaotic, yet hilarious upbringing. It will be out in 2019.
Mothers and Other Strangers - ther-strangers/
Honey, I Forgot the Grandchildren - https://www.purpleclover.com/relationships/6751-honey-i-forgot-grandchildren/
End of the World - https://www.purpleclover.com/entertainment/8472-end-world/
My Mom Was Always Old - https://www.damemagazine.com/2015/05/06/my-mom-was-always-old/
Queen of Hearts -
Available on Amazon.com