Born in Lima, Peru, Natalia Sylvester came to the U.S. at age 4. As a child she spent time in South Florida, Central Florida, and the Rio Grande Valley in Texas before her family set roots in Miami.
In 2006, Natalia received a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Miami. A former magazine editor, Natalia now works as a freelance writer in Texas and is a faculty member of the low-res MFA program at Regis University. Her articles have appeared in Latina Magazine, Writer’s Digest, The Austin American-Statesman, and NBCLatino.com.
CHASING THE SUN was named the Best Debut Book of 2014 by Latinidad, and was chosen as a Book of the Month by the National Latino Book Club. Her second novel, EVERYONE KNOWS YOU GO HOME, is forthcoming from Little A in 2018.