Sydney-based Nathan Besser was born in 1981, and wrote poetry and short fiction from the age of sixteen. After failing to find a publisher for his first novel, he devoted his time solely to business for several years. Following the birth of his second child, during a short holiday in Japan, he decided to begin writing again. In 2016, Man in the Corner was published, which has been optioned for film by Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg. He is currently working on another novel.