Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive for cosmetic company L'Oreal, managing the Maybelline brand, before returning to university to study creative writing. She completed a Master of Creative Arts as well as her first novel, What Is Left Over, After, which won the T.A.G. Hungerford Award for Fiction. Her second novel, If I Should Lose You, was published in 2012, followed by A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald in 2016. The Age described Natasha as "a remarkable Australian talent" and her work been published in numerous anthologies and journals. In her spare time Natasha loves to teach writing, is a sought after public speaker and can often be found playing dress-ups with her three children. She lives in Perth. For all the latest news from Natasha, visit www.natashalester.com.au, follow her on Twitter @Natasha_Lester, or Instagram (natashalesterauthor), or join the readers who have become Natasha's friend on Facebook.
. . . a perfect blend of accessibility and literary prowess. - Good Reading Magazine, five-star reviewHeralds the arrival of a remarkable Australian talent. - The Age on WHAT IS LEFT OVER, AFTERA moving story about a woman gaining self-knowledge and maturity. - Herald Sun on WHAT IS LEFT OVER, AFTERIt is a subtle and sensitive work that eloquently tackles loss, love and life. - West Australian on IF I SHOULD LOSE YOUI was captivated by this honest, beautiful story. Written with extraordinary emotional wisdom and intelligence. - Liz Byrski on IF I SHOULD LOSE YOUA thoughtful and engaging read, A Kiss from Mr Fitzgerald explores the true meaning of sacrifice and the importance of maintaining one's integrity in the face of adversity. - Books+Publishing