GERSTLER, Amy. American, b. 1956. Genres: Poetry, Novels. Career: Poet, fiction writer, journalist. Publications: POETRY: Yonder, 1981; Christy's Alpine Inn, 1982; White Marriage/Recovery, 1984; Early Heaven, 1984; The True Bride, 1986; Bitter Angel, 1990; Nerve Storm, 1993. OTHER: Martine's Mouth (fiction), 1985; Primitive Man (fiction), 1987; (with A. Smith) Past Lives (artists book), 1989. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Viking Penguin, 375 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014, U.S.A.