Emma Leigh Macdonald is a writer, editor, exhibition organizer, and cook based in New York.

She writes, edits, and interviews for W, PIN-UP, Faktur, The Slowdown, Room, and Le Dépanneur, among others, and has supported publications such as Radical Pedagogies, Race and Modern Architecture, The Avery Review, and Donald Judd: Writings with image and editorial research. 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 Chef Jay Wolman.