Gerard Sarnat

Gerard (Gerry) Sarnat is the great-great grandson of Jacob Ben Isaac Gesundheit, the High Rabbi of Warsaw, and shtetl lowlifes, Nahum Z. and Yente Liebe Sarnatzky. He is a father of three, grandpa to two, and has been married forty-plus years.

 A virginal poet at the tender age of sixty-four, originally writing about caring for the homeless and happenings at Burning Man, during 2008 his work was published in over sixty journals and anthologies and was commended or won poetry competitions and prizes inside and outside the US. In 2009 Gerry began editing literary journals.  In 2010 he was invited to teach at the university level and began readings, radio interviews available as free iTunes podcasts, and workshops domestically and in Israel.

Gerry’s Harvard and Stanford educated, a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has been a professor at Stanford Medical School, and CEO/chief medical officer for national healthcare companies. Gerry has set up and staffed clinics for the disenfranchised, served on international non- profit boards and chaired community organizations.

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Books published by CIAL:

HOMELESS CHRONICLES from Abraham to Burning Man