Natasha Hertanto is a Chinese-Indonesian storyteller and dog-mom. She's based in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia.

Latest work:

My piece, Best of Me, is part of an exhibition about fandoms titled Sincerely, Yours, curated by Sophia Cai. 

Recent news:

My manuscript received a high commendation from the Kat Muscat Fellowship. An excerpt of my work can be read here.

My short story, The Blue Hole, is part of Ultimo Press' Everything All At Once anthology, which can be purchased in bookstores near you.​

At the moment, she is;

- drafting her Hot Desk project. She works closely with her wonderful agent, Annabel Barker

- studying a Masters in International Development at RMIT.

- open for comissions! Please contact her via e-mail.


Subject matters that fascinate her include mental health, LGBTQ+ rights, cultural diaspora, and female empowerment.


Her past degree is in Creative Writing & English Lit with the University of Melbourne.