Tom Paine

Tom Paine's short-story collection, Scar Vegas (Harcourt), was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a PEN/Hemingway Award finalist. Stories in this collection were published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Playboy, Boston Review, New England Review, Zoetrope, Oxford American, and Story as well as in the award anthologies The O. Henry Awards and The Pushcart Prize. A graduate of Princeton and the Columbia MFA program, he is an assistant professor in the MFA program at the University of New Hampshire.

  • In a haze of marijuana and beer, a vacationing photojournalist discusses the state of humanity with a West Indian boy. What are we without our addictions, our distractions, and are we doomed if we...

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