Chris Lester has been telling stories for about as long as he can remember, and credits a writing contest in elementary school for introducing him to his muse. Trained as a biologist at the University of California-Santa Cruz, he received his master’s degree in 2004. He worked as a science teacher in California for several years, and is now a microbiologist at a drug research organization in Madison, Wisconsin.
As the creator of The Metamor City Podcast (www.metamorcity.com), Chris has twice won the prestigious Parsec Award for excellence in speculative podcast fiction: once in 2009 for Best Long Form Audio Drama and again in 2010 for Best Short Form Audio Drama. In 2015 Chris debuted a new weekly podcast, The Raven and the Writing Desk, where he continues to bring his fiction to the world.