• Date Of Birth: October 8, 1963
  • Date Of Death: February 22, 2021
  • Occupation: Journalist, editor, and author
  • City: Garden City
  • State: New York

Thomas Vinciguerra (October 8, 1963 – February 22, 2021) was an American journalist, editor, and author. A founding editor of The Week magazine, he published about popular culture and other subjects in the New York Times, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and GQ.

From 1987 to 1998, Vinciguerra served as an editor at Columbia College Today, the college’s alumni publication. He had previously interned at the Columbia School of Journalism. He joined The Week upon inception in 2001 through 2010. Subsequently, he was executive editor of Indian Country Today Media Network.

Vinciguerra was editor of Conversations with Elie Wiesel (Schocken, 2001) and Backward Ran Sentences: The Best of Wolcott Gibbs from The New Yorker (Bloomsbury, 2011). Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic Jonathan Yardley of The Washington Post selected Backward Ran Sentences as one of his 11 best books of 2011. In November 2015, he published the original volume Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E.B. White, James Thurber and the Golden Age of the New Yorker (W.W. Norton), which chronicles the early years of the New Yorker magazine. He appeared on the History Channel, NY1, Fox News, John Batchelor Show, and the Leonard Lopate Show, among other venues.

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