Art Campbell in a Nutshell (Really?)

Campbell was born in Brooklyn, raised in Appalachia, and scholarshipped to Harvard and Georgetown Universities.  Prior to earning his second law degree he was a road-maintenance worker, janitor, boxer, rugby player, and professional musician.  He then became a trial lawyer for and against the government in Washington, D.C.  For over 40 years he’s been challenged to follow the path of Zen Buddhism through these varied venues Although a full-time law professor at California Western in San Diego, Campbell has seen his poetry win various prizes and get published in literary magazines and anthologies throughout the United States.  Married to best-selling novelist Drusilla Campbell, with whom he’s raised two sons, he now trains horses, plays polo, and occasionally runs roadraces in southern California.