Leah Kaminsky is a physician and award-winning writer. Her debut novel, The Waiting Room (Vintage Australia, 2015), won the Voss Literary Prize. Her latest book, We’re all Going to Die (Harper Collins, 2016), has been described as ‘a joyful book about death’ (Harper Collins, 2016). She edited Writer MD (Knopf, 2012) and co-authored Cracking the Code (Vintage, 2015). Stitching Things Together (Interactive Press, 2010) was a finalist in the Anne Elder Award. Her second novel, The Hollow Bones, is forthcoming from Vintage Australia in 2019. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. (www.leahkaminsky.com)

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Pieces by Leah Kaminsky

The final frontier
Edition 52: Imagining the Future

Promise or peril
Edition 41: Now We are Ten

Tunnel vision of the soul
Edition 31: Ways of Seeing

Looking for utopia
Edition 36: What Is Australia For?

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