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Larry Kramer

Larry Kramer graduated from Western University in London, Ontario, with a Doctor of Medicine degree and spent the next forty years as a family doctor, a hospitalist, and a locum physician. His collected experiences over that time formed the basis of his creative non-fiction quasi-memoir, An Imperfect Healer: The Gifts of a Medical Life, published by Pottersfield Press in 2019.
Over the years, Kramer has published widely in newspapers and magazines including The Globe and Mail, The Hamilton Spectator, The Medical Post, and The Canadian Medical Association Journal. Narrative medicine describing the patient-doctor interaction and how it affected not only the patient but the physician as well were often his focus. Along the way he garnered three Kenneth R. Wilson Awards in journalism for his work that appeared in The Medical Post. Always fond of the Anton Chekov quote that "Medicine is my lawful wife, but literature is my mistress," he returned to Western to study English Literature and Creative Writing. Where the Road Ends is his first venture into fiction. He recently moved from Brantford, Ontario, to Calgary, Alberta.