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Robert James Lowry

Robert James Lowry, American novelist, poet, short story writer. Story selected for O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories, 1950. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Lowry, Robert James was born on March 28, 1919 in Cincinnati. Son of Beirne Clem and Alma (Collas) Lowry.

  • Education

    • Student, University Cincinnati, 1938.

    Career

    • Public, editor The Little Man Press, Cincinnati, 1938-1942. Editor, book designer, production manager New Directions, New York City, 1945-1946. Staff writer Time Magazine, 1949-1950.

      Reader, editor, copywriter Popular Library, 1951-1956. Contributor book criticism New York Times Sunday Book Review, 1951-1955, Sat. Review, New York City, 1951-1955.

      Office manager Doubleday Book Shop, 1962. Copywriter Cincinnati Enquirer, 1963. Assistant to commercial manager Station WCPO-television, Cincinnati, 1963.

      Copywriter Standard Public, 1964. Staff member Writer's Digest Criticism Service, 1976-1979. Editorial associate Writer's Digest School, 1977-1979.

      Personnel consultant Sanford Rose Associates, Cincinnati, Availability of Western Ohio, Synergistic Search, Sales Consultant, Cincinnati. Instructor short story writing University Cincinnati, 1963.

    Works

    • The Jared Diamond Quicklet Bundle (Guns, Germs, and Steel, The Third Chimpanzee, Why is Sex Fun?)
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    • How to Make Knives
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    • The Walking Dead Compendium Volume 3
    • Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan-favorite, New York Times bestseller series returns with its third massive paperback collection! With over 1,000 pages, this volume contains the next chapter of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror.
    • The Walking Dead Compendium Volume 3
    • Just in time for the new season of The Walking Dead on AMC, the fan-favorite, New York Times bestseller series returns with its third massive paperback collection! With over 1,000 pages, this volume contains the next chapter of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

    Personality

    Interests

    Trance writer.

    Connections

    • Married Bella Alice Cohen, 1941 (divorced 1946). Married Frankie Abbe, 1948 (divorced 1954). 1 child, David; married Antoinette LoBianco, 1958 (divorced 1965).

      Children: Beirne, Giacomo. Married Mary Louise O'Neill, 1967 (divorced 1969).
    • father: Beirne Clem Lowry
    • mother: Alma (Collas) Lowry
    • spouses: Bella Alice Cohen
    • Frankie Abbe
    • Antoinette LoBianco
    • Mary Louise O'Neill
    • children: David Lowry
    • Beirne Lowry
    • Giacomo Lowry
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    Born March 28, 1919
    Died December 5, 1994
    (aged 75)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      University Cincinnati
    • 1938 - 1942
      Public
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1949 - 1950
      staff writer, Time Magazine
    • 1951 - 1956
      reader
    • 1951 - 1955
      contributor book criticism New York Times Sunday Book Review
    • 1951 - 1955
      contributor book criticism New York Times Sunday Book Review
    • 1962
      office manager, Doubleday Book Shop
    • 1963
      assistant, to commercial manager Station WCPO-television
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1963
      copywriter, Cincinnati Enquirer
    • 1964
      copywriter, Standard Public
    • 1976 - 1979
      staff member, Writer's Digest Criticism Service
    • 1977 - 1979
      editorial associate, Writer's Digest School
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