About Peter Carlaftes

Peter Carlaftes is a New York-based comic author, screenwriter, playwright, performer, poet, and director. He is the author of 12 plays, including a noir treatment of Knut Hamsun’s Hunger, and the celebrity rehab center spoof, Spin-Dry. He has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway productions, including his comic solo performance piece, Lenny Bruce: Dead & Well. as well as Arsenic & Old Lace, Barefoot in the Park and Stephen Adly Guirgis’  Den of Thieves. In addition to his theatrical career, Carlaftes is the author of three recent books: A Year on Facebook (humor), Drunkyard Dog (poetry) and Triumph for Rent (3 plays).