Learn how to find and accentuate conflict and tension with Natalie Baszile, author of Queen Sugar.
Natalie Baszile is the author of Queen Sugar, which is being adapted for a fifth television season by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey. Natalie’s new nonfiction book We Are Each Other’s Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers, Land & Legacy, is forthcoming from HarperCollins (April 2021). Natalie is a resident at SFFILM where she is working on a number of projects including GOOD PEOPLE, a narrative film adapted from her novel-in-progress. Natalie has had residencies at Ragdale Foundation, VCCA, Hedgebrook and Djerassi where she was the SFFILM and Bonnie Rattner Fellow. Her nonfiction work has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Lenny Letter, The Bitter Southerner, National Geographic and numerous anthologies. Natalie lives in San Francisco with her family.