Gerard Sarnat


1. “Checkout Mindfulness”

2. Post-op Sadhu 2018

3. Ex-Hippie’s Hips 2018

4. Dance Beneath The Diamond Skies Circa 1971

5. Daughter Of Melon Man Circa 1986

6. Escheroid Twin Peaks 2017


Gerard Sarnat is a physician who’s built and staffed homeless clinics as well as a Stanford professor and healthcare CEO. He has been nominated for Pushcarts plus Best of the Net Awards and is widely published in academic journals, including those by Oberlin, Brown, Columbia, Virginia Commonwealth, Johns Hopkins, Wesleyan and the University of Edinburgh. His work has also appeared in Gargoyle, Main Street Rag, New Delta Review, MiPOesias, Margie, Blue Mountain Review, Danse Macabre, Canary Eco, Military Experience and the Arts, Cliterature, Brooklyn Review, San Francisco Magazine, The Los Angeles Review and The New York Times. His piece KADDISH FOR THE COUNTRY was selected for pamphlet distribution nationwide on Inauguration Day 2016e. His poem “Amber Of Memory” was chosen for his 50th Harvard reunion Dylan symposium. He’s also authored the collections Homeless Chronicles (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014), and Melting the Ice King (2016). Gerry’s been married since 1969, with three kids plus four grandkids (and more on the way).