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

Natalie serves as Director of Programs & Strategic Communications at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, CLMP. She publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and journalism, and blogs at Medium.com.

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. A new board game is currently in development.

Natalie is currently in the process of completing a literary science fiction novel.