Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Leah Kaminsky

  • Trauma vicariously: a writer’s madness

    Kirsten Fogg Toronto, Ontario, Canada   The author, Kirsten Fogg, at the State Library of Queensland, Brisbane Australia. It started with a lump in my throat. Actually, it started before that. Last year when I embarked on a project gathering stories of belonging, I tried to be witty and philosophical by quoting author Ben Okri.…

  • Fluorescence

    Leah Kaminsky Melbourne, Australia The art of medicine cannot be inherited, nor can it be copied from books. – Paracelsus     Photography by Michael My youngest daughter has a lizard called Limmy living on her bedside table. Each time I kiss my girl goodnight, stroke her long, blonde curls and turn off the light,…