Deirdre Shaw

Deirdre started her career as a newspaper journalist, writing for a small paper in New Hampshire and later The Philadelphia Inquirer. She was always writing fiction on the side, and her first novel, Love or Something Like It, was published by Random House in 2009.

Deirdre was a writers' assistant and script coordinator on several shows before landing her first staff job on Life Unexpected on the CW. She later wrote on Jane by Design on ABC Family, and is currently a writer on the upcoming CBS drama American Gothic. Her pilot, Fort Defiance, is about a young female cop on a Navajo reservation.

She's the proud mother of two boys, ages 3 and 5.

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Fort Defiance