Luis Amate Perez (Lou Perez) is a writer/comedian based in New York City. He performs regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre with his group, Greg and Lou. His stories have appeared in Fiction, Born in the 1980s (Route), and Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled (Villard, 2009). He has a B.A. from New York University (Gallatin) and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The City College of New York, where, as an adjunct lecturer, he has taught undergraduate classes in Literature, Composition, and Creative Writing. This is his website: