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Author profile: Melvin Perry

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M. Perry a few years earlier


Melvin Perry toiled for many years in the bowels of the Financial Industry. When freedom came, he turned to samizdat fiction. He resides in Pound Ridge and is a member of PRAS -- Pound Ridge Authors Society.

His most recent book is "Aesop’s Fables for the 21st Century" -— 21 didactic tales that will resolve your moral dilemmas and start you on the road to Damascus.

His book "Guyana Redux" – a photo memoir of his return to Guyana after 40 years was also recently a photo show at the Pound Ridge Library.

His earlier books are "The Impurgated Austen" – previously expurgated stories of Jane Austen; "The Exquisite Corpse Boogies" – the first work of fiction completely written by a computer; and two volumes of Mondo Sudoku. All are available on

A promo video of his 2010 least selling app for the iPhone "Qwiklit" can be seen on youtube by searching for "nivrep" and Qwiklit"

He has been writing plays for several years at the Axial Theater workshop in Pleasantville,NY and is a regular contributor to TW Playwrights Workshop in New Milford, CT.

His play "Go Ask Alice" made the semi-finals at the Aery 20/20 short play festival.

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