Carlos Perez has a M.A. in English from the University of Missouri—Kansas City (a professional writing degree in playwriting and screenwriting) and a B.F.A. in Speech and Theatre from Avila University. His recognized stage plays include Caught Between Two Worlds, published by Dramatic Publishing and Folktales for Fun, published by Pioneer Drama Service, Inc. The Misadventures of a Frog-Girl and The Adventures of Christina and Viperina, published by Drama Notebook. Carlos’ latest stage play In Hyding, a rather unique timely adaptation of the novel Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, recently received a staged reading at the Monster Box Theater in Waterford, Michigan. His one act stage play Two Good Reasons placed second the 2016 William Faulkner Literary Awards, giving him two years in a row of success for that competition, with his original play Cleansing Acts placing in the 2015 William Faulkner Literary Competition. A full production of Cleansing Acts premiered at the 2013 LaBute New Theatre Festival in St. Louis, Missouri by the St. Louis Actors’ Studio, and was named winner of the Riverfront Times newspaper’s Best of 2013 Stage Plays. Carlos’ fiction has been published in Potpourri, Midwest Medical Ethics, Prism, Dark Chapter Press, Imagine This!, Penny Zine Magazine, Number One, and The Ecphorizer. Eight of his writer-for-hire screenplays have been produced, along with one of his own original screenplays. He has three published collections of short stories, along with a published idea workbook for writers. His screenwriting credits include his produced original screenplay Jeremy's World, and his writer-for hire screenplays include, Red Moon Rising, The Defense of The True Story of Jesus (a book screenplay adaptation), Alien Huntress, Monster: The Prehistoric Project, Andelo, Angelic: The Morning Star, Agent Beetle, The Occultist aka 666 The Ritual, Vamps in the City, Star Quest: The Odyssey, Don’t Look in the Cellar, Afrika Korp, Prehistoric, The Guitar Master, and The Opposite adapted from Protivostoyanie by Yulian Semyonov.