Natasha Walter is a British feminist writer and human rights activist.
She is the author of a novel, A Quiet Life (2016), two works of feminist non-fiction: Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism (2010) and The New Feminism (1998). Walter read English at Cambridge and won a Frank Knox Fellowship to Harvard. Her first job was at Vogue magazine, and she subsequently became deputy literary editor at The Independent and then a columnist for The Guardian. She went on to write for many publications, including ArtReview, and to appear regularly on BBC2’s Newsnight Review and Radio 4’s Front Row. In 2013 she was a judge on the Women’s Prize for Fiction. She is also the founder of the charity Women for Refugee Women and in 2008 it produced the play Motherland which Walter wrote based on the experiences of women and children in immigration detention. It was directed by and starred Juliet Stevenson and was performed at the Young Vic theatre.