Leah Kaminsky is a writer and a practicing family physician.
She is the recipient of many awards, grants and fellowships, including the Eleanor Dark Flagship Fellowship for Fiction (2007), a Creative Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria (2010), Rosebank Fellowship, Grace Marion Trust Fellowship at Glenfern and Bayside writer-in-residence(2010-11).
She is editor of an anthology of prominent physician-writers, The Pen and the Stethoscope (Scribe Publishing, 2010). Her collection of poetry, Stitching Things Together, is published by Interactive Press (2010). She is completing an MFA in Fiction Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, in the USA.