John Bart Gerald

Poet, Fiction Writer

Moody, ME
Maine US

Author's Bio

Currently I live and write mostly in Canada, poetry, and for the past nearly twenty years a web site concerned with the prevention of genocide.  My Sources of Contemporary Genocide, appeared in 2020. 

Publications & Prizes


Early Lessons (Gerald & Maas, 1992)
Internal Exile (Gerald & Maas, 1992)
New Englanders (Gerald & Maas, 1992)
Geometry (Gerald and Maas Ottawa, 1989)
Truth and Maud, a modern allegory (Gerald & Maas, 1987)
Conscience (Gerald & Maas, 1984)
Soul Game, an American novel (Gerald & Maas, 1979)
Applegather (Gerald & Maas, 1978)
Conventional Wisdom (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1972)
A Thousand Thousand Mornings (Viking, 1964)


River with Lights, Poems (Gerald and Maas Ottawa, 2005)
Poems from a River City (Gerald and Maas Ottawa, 2000)
37 Poems (Gerald & Maas, 1998)
Country Poems (Gerald & Maas, 1991)
Plainsongs (Gerald & Maas, 1985)
Jonsongs (Gerald & Maas, 1981)
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Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Gauguin, Joyce, Fournier, Lorca, Schweitzer, MacLeish, Fanon, Martin Carter, Robert Lowell, Daniel Berrigan

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, French
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Sep 21, 2022