Michael Zomber is a prolific writer, historian, author and collector of antique weaponry. Zomber has been a collector for over 40 years. He has quite of cache of items including Japanese Samurai swords, guns from every era and many other unique pieces.
Zomber’s passion spills over into his writing. Most of his works are set to the backdrop of war. He has written several novels including Soul of the Samurai, Shogun Iemitsu and Jesus and the Samurai, which explores the role of religion in the life of a Samurai. Other novels include the Civil War works Sweet Betsy, That’s Me, Park Avenue and Son of Kentucky.
Zomber’s expertise has been witnessed on the History Channel series Tales of the Gun. The 8 episode show explores guns from all over the world and their origins. Zomber’s deep appreciation of weapons comes through in his narration. He is unmatched in his knowledge of origin and culture.
He is also a widely sought after spokesperson who makes a number of television appearances.
Zomber is the son of German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania. After high school, he attended Northern Illinois University then went on to UCLA where he received both is BA and MA in English Literature.
When not writing, Zomber concentrates on his philanthropy. He is a big believer in giving back and finding intelligent ways to diffuse war and conflict. Operation Smile, Veterans of American Wars, UNICEF and Doctors Without Borders are just a few of the efforts that he supports.
Zomber and his wife also own a production company that produces a number of independent film projects.
Zomber is proud that he has passed on his peace loving attitude to his children. He live on a farm on the outskirts of Philadelphia with his wife and children Gabriella and Christopher.