Gary "Doc" Krinberg was raised in California where he had a significant amount of dead end jobs including hot pretzel salesman, strip club barker, parking lot valet, garage attendant and junkyard truck driver before embarking on a career in the US Navy that afforded him significant travel and exposure to many different cultures. Post navy, he pursued graduate and terminal degrees while teaching in various institutions in Japan, Hawaii and mainland America while helping to raise three sons. 

He currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, where he works at educational consulting, writing and editing poetry. Doc is published in other Savant poetry anthologies including KINDRED - 2018 Savant Poetry Anthology and ENTWINED - 2019 Savant Poetry Anthology for which he was the editor.