Vin Suprynowicz

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Vin Suprynowicz (born c. 1950) is an American libertarian author who edits the editorial pages for the Las Vegas, Nevada-based Las Vegas Review-Journal. He has published two volumes of nonfiction essays on the philosophy of law and society, Send In the Waco Killers (1999) and The Ballad of Carl Drega (2002). In 2005, he published his debut novel, The Black Arrow,

Vin Suprynowicz was born in Connecticut near the start of the Post-World War II baby boom. He graduated from Eaglebrook School in 1965, E. O. Smith High School in 1968, and Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut) in 1972 with a degree in art and a concentration in filmmaking. He started his newspaper career writing on a part-time basis for the Hartford Advocate, before becoming (in succession) a reporter for the Willimantic Chronicle, a news editor of the Norwich Bulletin, and the managing editor of the daily Northern Virginia Sun. He also published the Providence Eagle from 1980 to 1985, before moving to Arizona where he was editor-in-chief of the West Valley View, a newspaper serving the western Phoenix metropolitan area. In 1992 Vin received an offer to join the Las Vegas Review-Journal and left Arizona for Nevada.[1]

In 2000 he appeared on the ballot in Arizona as the vice-presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party with L. Neil Smith as the presidential candidate. Art Olivier and Harry Browne were the Libertarian Party candidates in the other 49 states.

Suprynowicz is also a member and supporter of the Free State Project[2] and is a regular contributor to Shotgun News magazine.[3]


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