PAINE, Tom. American. Genres: Novellas/Short stories. Career: Author. Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, teacher of creative writing. Has worked in a psychiatric hospital and for a newspaper in the Virgin Islands. Publications: Scar Vegas: And Other Stories, 2000. Contributor to publications. Address: c/o Author Mail, Harcourt Inc., 15 E. 26th St., New York, NY 10010, U.S.A.