John Pivovarnick


John Pivovarnick is a writer, actor, and computer geek who you may have seen in the films Paper Heart or Outpost Earth. He is the author of Tales from the Back of a Bus a novel [Herringbone Press, 2018], and co-author, with Dave Sartor, of Theatrical FX Makeup—get the latest news from him about his writing projects at or his acting projects at Or not. You know, whatever. No stress.

Where to find John Pivovarnick online


Tales from the Back of a Bus
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
"A wild concoction of Vonnegut & Lynch filtered through Mel Brooks, this is one rollicking existential ride through the ugly '80s world of Hollywood & publishing, & I've never read anything like it. Screwball & cosmic horror collide in Pivovarnick's absurd genre-bender that feels like watching Angel Heart & After Hours on a handful of psychoactives." —Thomas Pluck, author of Bad Boy Boogie
Science Fiction Double Feature: Two Short Plays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2019 . Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two short plays by actor, writer, director John Pivovarnick [Tales from the Back of a Bus, Herringbone Press, 2019; Theatrical FX Makeup, Heinemann Pub., 2001] that can be produced as simply, or as elaborately as your time and budget allow. High school production-friendly. Entangled, (3m 1int) Science Fiction/Comedy. H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond, (2m 1f 2 locati