Leah Kaminsky

Literary Director

Leah Kaminsky

Leah Kaminsky, a physician and writer, is Poetry & Fiction Editor at the Medical Journal of Australia. The author of several books, she conceived and edited Writer, M.D.,an anthology of contemporary doctor-writers (Vintage Knopf, US 2012). Her award-winning poetry collection, Stitching Things Together was published in 2010 (Highly commended IP Picks Prize, commended Anne Elder award). The recipient of many grants and fellowships, her work is published or forthcoming in Huffington Post, Monocle, Antipodes, Griffith Review, Hippocrates Poetry Prize anthology, Poems in the Waiting Room, Up The Staircase, The Ampersand Review, PANK, rkvry, Voices, Australian Poetry, Quadrant, Antipodes, The Examined Life, Mattoid, Cordite Poetry Review, Transnational Literature and The Age, amongst others. She was co-editor, with Lee Gutkind, of Issue #46 of Creative Nonfiction magazine, and is roving editor at Hunger Mountain literary journal. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is currently Writer-in-Residence at the Jewish Holocaust Research Centre.

Who We Are

tashmad ‘destruction’
dada 'anything is possible' - (the movement of artists from the turn of the 20th century involved in random ordering of the artistic palate).

Tashmadada in action

Tashmadada has collaborated with a number of organisations to produce: Andante - workshop and presentation/performance with Younes Bachir...

Richard Zimmerman

Richard Zimmermann is a former actor, spent several years in New Zealand and Australia producing shows, managing bands and nurturing and promoting talented local artists...

Deborah Leiser-Moore

Deborah Leiser-Moore has been working in physical contemporary theatre since 1989. Her devised solo and collaborative works include Cordelia and range of others...