Emma Leigh Macdonald is a writer, editor, and chef based in New York.

She writes, edits, and interviews for W, PIN-UP, and Faktur, among others, and has supported publications such as Radical Pedagogies, Race and Modern Architecture, The Avery Review, and Donald Judd: Writings. She has curated work for the Istanbul Design Biennial, New Museum, and The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA). 

Currently she is writing and editing with the Canadian Center for Architecture and cooking with Chefs Jay Wolman, and Laila Gohar.