About Vincent Scarpa

Vincent Scarpa is a graduate of Emerson College, and the 2012 Norman Mailer College Fiction award winner. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in journals like Hayden's Ferry Review, Baltimore Review, and plain china: Best Undergraduate Writing 2011. He tweets @vincentscarpa.

Are You in the Marijuana Majority?

An interview with drug law reform activist and Marijuana Majority board member, Shaleen Title.

The Conscience of ‘Homeland’

There’s much to learn from the way ‘Homeland’ humanizes.

A Godless Liberal Gives Thanks

The election is behind us, and there’s plenty of people to be thankful for.

It’s Time for the GOP to Vote Some People Off Their Island

Why the Grand Old Party should take a cue from “Survivor.”

No Israeli Boots on the Ground

If this becomes a ground game, the U.S. should impose economic and trade sanctions against Israel.

An Introduction to Politics

Vincent Scarpa wants to talk politics, and he’s inviting everyone into the discussion.

Music for Boys

Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.