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I was born in Bristol, Connecticut and grew up surrounded by an extended mob of parents, sister, grandparents, cousins, neighborhood kids, rabbits, dogs, nurses, engineers and others that, at various times, included musicians, Italians, Canadians, cancer survivors, gardeners, chicken killers, hair dressers, poker players, checker cheaters, pony riders, shopkeepers, factory workers, elementary school teachers, auto mechanics, rock and roll fanatics, massage therapists, several people who may or may not be dead, and a crowd of other miscellaneous wheeler-dealers. I went to school at St. Joseph Elementary School and St. Paul Catholic High School. I was a voracious reader as a kid. I still am. I attended the University of Notre Dame (GO IRISH!...more


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TO: Friends, family, and book lovers!

(with a special shout-out to fans of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD!)


FROM: Paul Acampora


SUBJECT: TEAM MOCKINGBIRD (!)


Hi everybody!


I’m writing because my new novel – I KILL THE MOCKINGBIRD – will arrive in stores this coming spring. It’s a comedy caper for kids (say that three times fast) about a group of friends who sabotage their school’s summer reading list. It’s a...

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“Never use hope to hurt someone.”
Paul Acampora, Defining Dulcie

“You always leave something behind when you start something new.”
Paul Acampora, Defining Dulcie

“We are all broken, but sometimes the jagged pieces fit together nicely.”
Paul Acampora, I Kill the Mockingbird

“A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others”
L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

“Grammar is a piano I play by ear.”
Joan Didion, Essays & Conversations

“The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“One of the few things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time...give it, give it all, give it now.”
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