The author of forty plays and six novels, two-time Tennessee Williams literary festival finalist M. Lennon Perricone has received five consecutive Perry Award nominations for his plays. Other accolades include, being a finalist in Northern Kentucky University’s Yes Festival and being named a semi-finalist in the Northern Michigan University playwriting competition. Recently his play “The Last White Family on Dorchester Road” received is third full production and this time in New York.
In addition, M. Lennon Perricone has had productions and staged readings at many of New Jersey’s theaters, including Villagers, Playhouse 22. Circle Players, Chatham, Edison Valley Playhouse, 12 Miles West, the Strand of Lakewood and The Eatontown Playhouse. He has also seen his work staged in Kansas City Missouri and Flint Michigan.
Born in Brooklyn, New York Mike was raised in near poverty by his father in a single parent household. A chronic truant, he was placed in Lincoln Hall, a Catholic reformatory where excelled, and upon leaving, began writing.
Recently, Mike has picked up where he left off on his novel writing and authored his first thriller and his first science fiction, and is currently working on a crime novel. He and his wife of thirty-one years live quietly in Central New Jersey.