Larry Pivnick MD, JD
Author of “The Kilgore Curse”
Air Date, May 4, 2014
The Kilgore Curse is Larry Pivnick’s first published novel, but he’s been writing all his life. In medical school (MD, Toronto, 1971), he wrote scientific papers and short stories for amusement. During law school (JD, SMU, 1993), he wrote court briefs and tinkered with novels. Then he graduated from SMU’s Creative Writing Program in 2007. The Kilgore Curse is the culmination of his multifaceted education, extensive experience, peripatetic travel, and unfettered imagination.
Born and raised in Toronto, Dr. Pivnick has practiced family medicine in Dallas for the past thirty-six years and law for twenty. He has recently retired in order to write fiction full time. He lives in Dallas with Linda, his devoted wife of forty-three years. Together they have two grown children and four extraordinary grandchildren. They love to travel and play golf, though, to his eternal bemusement, she is the better golfer.