Leah Kaminsky

Leah Kaminsky is a physician and award-winning writer.

Her debut novel The Waiting Room  won the prestigious Voss Literary Prize and was shortlisted for the Helen Asher Award. Her second novel, The Hollow Bones was released in 2019 and The Fish Council will be published in 2020.

Her 2016 book, We’re all Going to Die, has been described as ‘a joyful book about death’.

Leah edited Writer MD and co-authored Cracking the Code. Her poetry collection, Stitching Things Together, was a finalist in the Anne Elder Award.

She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Leah will be in conversation with Patti Miller and Carol Major in Geographies of the Imagination at the Cultural Centre on Saturday 24 August.