Nat Luurtsema

Nat Luurtsema is a screenwriter, stand-up comedian, author and sketch writer. She was nominated for a BAFTA in 2014 and has written for Mock The Week (BBC), 8 Out Of Ten Cats (Channel 4) and as a series writer on Stand Up For The Week (Channel 4). With her sketch group Jigsaw, Nat has had two Radio 4 series, and three sell-out Edinburgh runs. In 2012 Hodder & Stoughton published her adult non-fiction title Cuckoo in the Nest which was a Sunday Express Book Of The Year. Girl Out of Water is Nat’s debut children’s book. She has a BA in English from Oxford University and has the student debt to prove it.

Brutally honest, warm and very funny.” Daily Mail

“Utterly unique, ludicrously funny.” GQ

Fast, frenetic and scatologically funny.” Marie Claire

Photo: Sam Bourke


Lou Out of Luck

Lou Out of Luck

Walker Books, 2018
Girl Out of Water

Girl Out of Water

Walker Books (UK), Feiwel and Friends (US), 2016