Natasha Lester worked as a marketing executive for cosmetic companies L’Oréal and Maybelline for ten years before returning to university. 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 by Fremantle Press. The Age newspaper described Natasha as “a remarkable Australian talent”, and her work has appeared in The Review of Australian Fiction and Overland. Her third novel, set in Jazz Age New York, will be published by Hachette Australia in 2016.