Gerard Sarnat MD

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

Phone: 
650 854 6805

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 GerardSarnat.com.

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 & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals:
Etude
,
Jack Magazine
,
River Walk Journal
,
SubtleTea
,
Sugar Mule

Poetry

Journals:
Ascent Aspirations
,
Atavar
,
Black Zinnias
,
Blue Jew Yorker
,
Defenestration
,
Flutter
,
Furnace Review
,
Hiss Quarterly
,
nthposition
,
Potomac
,
Stone Table Review
,
thieves jargon
,
Underground Voices
,
Prizes won: 

The Dorfman Poetry Prize, 2008, New York.

First Place Award, 2008, Poetry in the Arts, Texas Poetry Society.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Homelessness
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
St. Louis
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
Illinois
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Last update: Jan 31, 2018