JHC Social Club: Leah Kaminsky

The JHC Social Club guest speaker Leah Kaminksy, physician and award-winning writer, will be giving a lecture on ‘Bearing Witness through Fiction’.

Her debut novel The Waiting Room won the prestigious Voss Literary Prize and was shortlisted for the Helen Asher Award (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). Stitching Things Together was a finalist in the Anne Elder Award. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Her second novel The Hollow Bones (Vintage) is forthcoming in June 2019.

Event Details

  • Event Date: Thursday 12 July
  • Time: 11.00am
  • Event Type: Public Lecture
  • Venue: Jewish Holocaust Centre
  • Venue Address: 13-15 Selwyn St
    Elsternwick 3185
  • Cost: By Donation
  • Bookings & Enquiries: Enquiries: Barbara Sacks on 0404 224 498 or barbaras9@bigpond.com
    Office: 9528 1985 or admin@jhc.org.au