Warren Perry (writer) A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Warren now lives in Washington DC where he is a writer and researcher for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. For the NPG, he has written and adapted two one-man shows, Swift to My Wounded: Walt Whitman and the Civil War and King Lyndon Lear. Swift to My Wounded is scheduled for publication for autumn of 2008. Warren has had several plays produced in New York’s Samuel French and Strawberry One-Act Festivals, and he received the Strawberry One-Act award for best director in 2006 for his play The Sitters; The Sitters was published in The Best of the Strawberry One-Acts Part IV anthology in 2007. Warren holds graduate degrees from the University of Memphis in medieval literature and creative writing, and from Catholic University in playwriting. Warren’s play Lanterns on Lamar, his addendum to the corpus of Elvis literature, was staged by Yellow Taxi Productions of New Hampshire in March, 2006 as part of the Susan McIntyre New Plays Festival.