Gerard Sarnat is the author of Homeless Chronicles (2010), Disputes (2012), 17s (2014), and Melting the Ice King (2016). He has been published in Gargoyle, Margie, OCHO, New Delta Review, and numerous other publications. Gerard is the recipient of the First Place Award and The Dorfman Prize. Gerard’s Kaddish for the Country was distributed nationwide in the US as a pamphlet on Inauguration Day, 2017. In addition to his literary accolades, Gerard has been a professor at Stanford and a healthcare CEO for several companies, and has set up in clinics for the marginalized as well as worked in jails.