Dr Leah Kaminsky

physician, writer, Poetry & Fiction Editor at the MJA

"Talking about death and confronting our fears, can help us embrace life. I’m passionate about opening up honest conversations so we can plan ahead and improve our end-of-life experiences."

Leah Kaminsky, physician and award-winning writer, is Poetry & Fiction Editor at the MJA and contributing writer at Panorama – the Journal of Intelligent Travel. Her debut novel is The Waiting Room (Vintage Australia 2015, Harper Perennial US 2016). We’re all Going to Die has been described as ‘a joyful book about death’ (Harper Collins, 2016). She edited Writer MD (Knopf US, starred on Booklist) and co-authored Cracking the Code (Vintage 2015). She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. (www.leahkaminsky.com)

Leah Kaminsky is Poetry Editor at the MJA. She is the author of The Waiting Room (Vintage 2015, Harper Perennial US 2016) and We’re all Going to Die (Harper Collins, 2016). She edited Writer MD (Knopf US), co-authored Cracking the Code (Vintage 2015) and holds an MFA from VCFA.