Natalie Mesnard is a literary novelist, game designer, and poet interested in human relationships with new technology.

Natalie's writing—short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and interviews—can be read online, and in print at literary magazines such as Kenyon Review OnlineThe Gettysburg Review, and Green Mountains Review. She blogs at Medium.com, and is currently completing a speculative near-future science fiction novel centered on Millennial culture, augmented reality, and secular spirituality.

DemocraSea, Natalie's board game designed in collaboration with Patrick D. Watson as Oat & Noodle Studios, won the Craft, Theme, and Marketability awards for CUDO Plays Season 3, and was an Official Selection for IndieCade 2016. DemocraSea is forthcoming in 2018 from Game Salute.