Gerard Sarnat MD

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Author's Bio

Gerard Sarnat is the author of four collections: HOMELESS CHRONICLES from Abraham to Burning Man (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014) & Melting The Ice King (2016). Work from Ice King was accepted by over 70 magazines, including Gargoyle & Lowestoft Chronicle & The American Journal of Poetry, & featured in Songs of Eretz Poetry Review, Avocet, LEVELER, tNY, StepAway, Bywords & Floor Plan. For Huffington Post & other reviews, reading dates, publications, interviews & more, visit Harvard & Stanford educated, Gerry’s spent time in jails as a physician & social justice protestor, built & staffed clinics for the marginalized, been a CEO of healthcare organizations & Stanford Medical School professor. Sarnat's been a member of the US’s longest-running Jewish-Palestinian dialogue group & served on the New Israel Fund international board. Married since 1969, he & his wife have three children & four grandkids.

Publications and Prizes

Ascent Aspirations, Atavar, Black Zinnias, Blue Jew Yorker, Defenestration, Etude, Flutter, Furnace Review, Hiss Quarterly, Jack Magazine, nth position, Potomac Review, River Walk Journal, Stone Table Review, SubtleTea, Sugar Mule, thieves jargon, Underground Voices, Wilderness House Literary Review
Prizes Won: 
The Dorfman Poetry Prize, 2008, New York. First Place Award, 2008, Poetry in the Arts, Texas Poetry Society.

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
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Prefers to work with: 
Homeless people
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Born in: 
St. Louis
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
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Last updated: Jan 31, 2018