Vincent Scarpa

writer - editor - critic

"Vincent Scarpa is a sommelier of the human interior. His prose is so fresh and crafted with such idiosyncratic vision and authority."—Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia!, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

"When I say the name Vincent Scarpa to others writers who've also had the good fortune to know him, they all say: oh, the wunderkind! And wunderkind he is, with brilliance, uncanny wisdom, and wit in excess supply."—Rachel Kushner, author of The Flamethrowers and Telex From Cuba, both finalists for the National Book Award

"I was fairly knocked out by Vincent Scarpa's writing, on a number of levels. So sharp, so funny, so fresh, and—for better or worse—so easy to identify with. I think he's brilliant."—Mary-Louise Parker, Emmy-, Tony-, and Golden Globe-winning actress and author of Dear Mr. You

"Vincent Scarpa writes in a way that breaks my heart."—Nina McConigley, author of Cowboys and East Indians

"Line by line, Vincent Scarpa's writing is sophisticated, nuanced, and evocative, and his work shines with singular humor and poignancy."—Jessica Treadway, author of How Will I Know You? and Please Come Back To Me