David Leser is a multi-award winning journalist based in northern New South Wales, Australia. He has worked as a feature writer in Australia, North America, the Middle East, Europe and Asia for the past 33 years. In Australia he has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, the Melbourne Age, the Australian, the Bulletin, HQ magazine and the Australian Women’s Weekly.

He is the author of four books with a fifth currently in train, and is also executive producer of a documentary on Paul Kelly, Australia’s leading singer-songwriter, due for release in 2012.