Martin C. Rosner is a cardiologist and internist. He has had four books of poetry published previously and poems in many newspapers and magazines, including seventeen poems in The New York Times. Dr. Rosner is a member of the Academy of American Poets and is listed in Poets and Writers.
This is my fifth book of poetry.My first,Kings and Jackals, was published in England, followed by three in the United States, The Coracle and Other Poems,Hormones and Hyacinths and Pilgrim at Sunset.My poetry has been published in newspapapers including seventeen poems in The New York Times, and several poems in The Cape Codder, The Hartford Courant and The Stars and Stripes.Many of my poems have appeared in poetry journals and anthologies and I won the prize for the best love lyric from Western Poetry Magazine.I am a member of the Academy of American Poets, Founder-Fellow of the International Academy of Poetry and listed in Poets and Writers.
I was born and raised in New York City where I attended The Bronx High School of Science and University College, New York University and earned my M.D. at State U. of New York Downstate Medical Center.I am a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Cardiology,the American College of Angiology and the Royal Society of Health.
During service in the United States Air Force I lived in England and was active in poetry and academic life at St.Catherine's College,Cambridge.
I have close ties with San Miguel de Allende,Mexico, where I spent eleven winters, and worked with Mexican physicians and gave numerous poetry readings.I speak and write fluent Spanish.
I live in Paramus,New Jesey with my wife of 50 years and have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.
My favorite respite from medical practice for 35 years has been my house on Cape Cod Bay.