John Robert Colombo Net Worth
John Robert Colombo made money by Authors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, John Robert Colombo earned $14 Million. Exact sum is $14000000.
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Birth date: March 24, 1936
Birth place: Kitchener, Canada
Profession: Writer, Actor
Education: University of Toronto
Spouse: Ruth Colombo
Wikipedia Source: John Robert Colombo
John Robert Colombo, CM is a Canadian author, editor, and poet. He has published over 200 titles, including major anthologies and reference works. Colombo was born in Kitchener, Ontario, in 1936. He attended the University of Toronto, where he began to organize literary events in the late 1950s. He began writing and publishing poetry in the early 1960s- his imprint Hawkshead Press published Margaret Atwoods first collection of poetry in 1963. He also facilitated the appearance of first books of fiction written by Hugh Hood and Alice Munro and the first mass-market publication of a science-fiction story by Robert J. Sawyer. He served as literary manager of the old Bohemian Embassy in Toronto and wrote poetry and also pioneered found poetry in the country. He then moved into editorial positions with some of Torontos large publishing houses, including McClelland and Stewart and Hurtig. During that period, he edited George Grants Lament for a Nation, and served as managing editor of the Tamarack Review, at the time the leading literary quarterly.