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Dr Leah Kaminsky

Physician and Author

About Me

Leah Kaminsky, an award-winning physician and writer, is Poetry & Fiction Editor at the Medical Journal of Australia. She conceived and edited Writer MD, a collection of prominent physician-writers work (Knopf US 2012). Forthcoming books include Cracking the Code, with the Damiani family (Vintage Knopf April 2015), her debut novel The Waiting Room (Vintage Knopf September 2015) and a literary non-fiction book about death denial (Harper Collins, March 2016). She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. (

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M.B.,B.S Monash University, Diploma of Professional Writing RMIT, Bachelor of Arts Deakin University, Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Vermont College of Fine Arts USA.

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