Natasha Lester

Natasha Lester is the award-winning author of If I Should Lose You and What is Left Over, After. The Age newspaper has described her as a ‘remarkable Australian talent’. Natasha’s short stories have appeared in collections such as Australian Love Stories and The Kid on the Karaoke Stage and she has been awarded fellowships at Varuna, The Writers’ Centre and grants by the Australia Council for her writing. As well as writing books, Natasha also teaches creative writing for the Australian Writers’ Centre and loves dressing up as pirates and princesses with her three children.

Books from this author

Purple Prose
What is left over, after


Allen & Unwin Varuna Publisher Fellowship (Winner 2010)
T.A.G. Hungerford Award (Winner 2008)
The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award (Longlisted 2008)
Maj Monologue Competition (Finalist 2008)