Amelia Lester headshot
Amelia Lester headshot

Amelia Lester

Amelia Lester is the executive editor at Foreign Policy in Washington, DC, and writes a weekly travel column for Melbourne Age's Good Weekend magazine. Previously, she was a freelance writer in Japan, editor-in-chief of the Sydney Morning Herald and Good Weekend, and an executive editor at The New Yorker, where she was also a Tables for Two correspondent. Her writing has also appeared in Travel + Leisure, Politico, Vogue, The Economist's 1843, T Magazine, The New York Times, Departures, and more. She graduated from Harvard and is originally from Sydney, Australia.