Hi. I’m Sameer Vasta, a snail-mail boy living in an email world. I'm an over-user of the discretionary comma.

I pass my time reading my never-ending stack of library books, writing letters to penpals, and exploring the urban landscape on foot.

If you'd like to get in touch, feel free to send me an email or find me on Twitter.

— Recent Posts

  • A lesson in pursuing your passions. Sep 14
    In which Suresh Doss reminds me that the pursuit of passion is not something to be taken lightly.
  • These days, I don’t understand. Sep 13
    As I’ve grown older, the world seems a lot more perplexing to me. Things that seem so evident, so obvious to me are often seen in the completely opposite way by others.
  • Depression is real, and Andrew Tate needs to shut up. Sep 08
    No matter what Andrew Tate may say, depression is a medical circumstance that can’t just be willed away—just like cancer can’t be wished away.
  • Timing. Sep 07
    I’m in the process of drafting some essays to share here, but in the meantime, here are some things I’ve been reading recently.
  • The other side of the wall. Sep 03
    Reading James Baldwin’s “I Am Not Your Negro” was sobering and powerful. It will, without hyperbole, change the way you look at the world.
  • When I love I give them wings. Aug 31
    There were times, while reading Milk and Honey, when I was tempted to tear out pages, snippets, and paste them on the wall next to me.