BUTTITTA, Tony. American, b. 1907. Genres: Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Theatre, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Former theatrical press agent in New York and California; also United Press Correspondent for various U.S. newspapers. Ed., Contempo, 1931-34. Publications: Singing Piedmont (play), 1937; After the Good Gay Times: A Season with F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1974; Uncle Sam Presents: A Memoir of the Federal Theatre, 1935-39, 1982; The Lost Summer: A Memoir of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1987; The Singing Tree (children's fiction), 1990; Never a Stranger (memoir), forthcoming.