Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a contributing editor for Bidoun and regular critic for Artforum and Aperture. For more than fifteen years, she has lived, worked, and traveled extensively in the Middle East and North Africa, reporting on the relationship between art and politics for newspapers, magazines, and journals, including The New York Times, Frieze, Afterall, Art Journal, 4Columns, and Parkett. She was a 2007 fellow in the USC Annenberg Getty Arts Journalism Program and won a grant from the Creative Capital Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program in 2013. She is currently teaching in the MFA Art Writing Program at the School of Visuals Arts in New York. Etel Adnan (Lund Humphries, 2018), on the paintings of the Lebanese-American poet Etel Adnan, is her first book.