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Leah Kaminsky

Leah Kaminsky, a physician and award-winning writer, is Poetry & Fiction Editor at the Medical Journal of Australia. Her debut novel, The Waiting Room is published by Vintage (2015) and will be released by Harper Perennial US in 2016. Were all Going to Die is forthcoming with Harper Collins in June 2016. She conceived and edited Writer MD, a collection of prominent physician-writers, which starred on Booklist (Knopf US 2012). She is co-author of Cracking the Code, with the Damiani family (Vintage 2015). She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
   Cracking the Code (2015) (with Sally Damiani and Stephen Damiani)
   We're All Going to Die (2016)
   Animals Make Us Human (2020) (with Meg Keneally)
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Leah Kaminsky recommends
The Book of Dirt (2017)
Bram Presser
"‘In The Book of Dirt the fractured lines of memory create a gripping story of survival and love."

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