Patricia Vaccarino

Patricia Vaccarino

Author of essays, articles and books

Patricia Vaccarino is an accomplished writer who has written award-winning film scripts, press materials, articles, essays, speeches, web content, marketing collateral, and eight books.

Seattle, Washington

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Patricia Vaccarino (born October 17, 1956) is an American writer. She has published three novels and three nonfiction books based on her expertise in public relations. Ms. Vaccarino grew up in , New York. At fourteen she began writing a novel about Yonkers that eventually became her first literary workYONKERS Yonkers!: A story of race and redemption  Her first Yonkers book is about growing up in Yonkers during the 1960s and 1970s. The Heart of Yonkers was published April, 2020.The  is featured in both fictional works. Ms.Vaccarino has written award-winning film scripts, press materials, content, books, essays and articles. She is currently writing a collection of essays NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS. In addition to YONKERS Yonkers!: A story of race and redemption and The Heart of Yonkers, a third Yonkers Book is in development. She frequently writes about libraries and has written a monograph about the circumstances that led to the razing of the Yonkers Carnegie Library in 1982.

Ms. Vaccarino graduated from the , and also has advanced education from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now ). Patricia Vaccarino owned the P.R. firm Xanthus Communications LLC, and founded the internet company, ®, where people share their news. She retired from Public Relations in 2017. She divides her time between homes in downtown Seattle and the north coast of Oregon.

Books

The Heart of Yonkers
2020
Modus Operandi Books
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YONKERS Yonkers!
2018
Modus Operandi Books
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American Spin
2015
Xanthus Communications
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One Small Murder
2012
Six Roses Press
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PR for People® STEPS
2011
Cedar Forge Press
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PR for People
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Patricia Vaccarino has written award-winning film scripts, press materials, content, books, essays and articles. She is currently writing a collection of essays NOTES FROM THE WORKING-CLASS. She has written two works of fiction about Yonkers: YONKERS Yonkers! A story of race and redemption and its sequel The Heart of Yonkers (release date May 2020). Book Three in the Yonkers series is in development. In addition, she frequently writes about libraries, and has written a monograph about the circumstances that led to the razing of the Yonkers Carnegie Library in 1982. She has an audience of 40,000+ followers on social media.
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English, Spanish, Italian

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