Natalie Mesnard is a writer, editor, teacher, and indie board game designer based in Ossining, New York.

Natalie currently serves as Director of Programs & Strategic Communications at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses. She publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and journalism, blogs at Medium.com, and is currently at work on a novel. She was the Web Edition editor for the Summer 2015 and Summer 2016 issues of Ninth Letter Online, and currently serves as Assistant Fiction Editor for Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction. She is also a reader at One Story.

DemocraSea, Natalie's board game designed in collaboration with Patrick D. Watson, won the Craft, Theme, and Marketability awards for CUDO Plays Season 3, and was an Official Selection for IndieCade 2016.