David Watts, MD has published five books of poems as David Watts, two books of poems in his imaginative style under the pseudonym, Harvey Ellis, two CDs of word-jazz, two collections of short stories (published by Random House and the University of Iowa Press), and co-edited three anthologies published by the University of California Press and Wolf Ridge Press. He is a physician, an NPR commentator and a classically-trained musician. He founded and directs the Healing Art of Writing Workshops currently held at Dominican University of California and has taught poetry at the Fromm Institute for twenty years. His books have been used in hospitals to offset the distancing effect of the Electronic Medical Record.
David Watts provides a Writer's in Medicine Workshop on Mondays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm at 350 Parnassus Avenue, #900. Call (415) 759-2121 with inquiries.