Natalie Baszile

Natalie Baszile is the author of the novel Queen Sugar, which was adapted for TV by writer/director, Ava DuVernay of Selma fame, and co-produced by Oprah Winfrey for OWN, Winfrey’s cable network. Queen Sugar was named one of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Best Books of 2014, was long-listed for the Crooks Corner Southern Book Prize, and nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Her non-fiction work has appeared in The, Buzzfeed, LennyLetter, The Best Women’s Travel Writing Volume 9, O The Oprah Magazine and elsewhere. Natalie was on staff at the Community of Writers in 2017. She lives in San Francisco. [F]