Leah Kaminsky is a physician and award-winning writer. Her debut novel, The Waiting Room, won the prestigious Voss Literary Prize. Her recent project, We’re all Going to Die, has been described as ‘a joyful book about death’, where she confronts both the realities many people refuse to face and the irony of being a doctor who fears death.
She edited Writer MD (Knopf US, starred on Booklist) and co-authored Cracking the Code (Vintage 2015). Stitching Things Together was a finalist in the Anne Elder Poetry Award. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.