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
- Raj Kapuri nights Dec 13
When I was young, some nights after the Friday evening prayers, my uncle would drive me from Etobicoke to the Donlands and we’d go together to Raj Kapuri Paan & Snacks.
- We were never really welcome. Dec 08
The travel ban reminds us that exclusion is not new to America, and that in the end, we never really were welcome here at all.
- Emotion. Nov 30
For this edition of The Mixtape Concern, I’m gushing about my love for Carly Rae Jepsen’s music.
- Leaders who shape us Nov 24
However you define leadership, it’s clear that good leaders possess a je ne sais quoi that is often elusive.
- A new editor-in-chief, elation, and representation Nov 16
The decision to replace Graydon Carter with Radhika Jones at Vanity Fair is a momentous for many reasons, but minority representation in arts leadership is the reason that stands out most to me.
- Two incredible years. Nov 08
Two years ago, I woke up in a hotel room overlooking the Aga Khan Park, walked immediately to the window, soaked in the sun, and smiled.