A writer, editor and critic, Rawiya Kameir was a finalist for a 2020 National Magazine Award in the Essays and Criticism category for three reviews published in Pitchfork. Kameir has served as deputy editor at The Fader and culture editor at The Outline. She has covered Tiffany Haddish, profiled Cardi B, interviewed Erykah Badu, reviewed Nicki Minaj and written about her own peripatetic upbringing in Sudan, Côte d’Ivoire, Tunisia, Cairo and Canada. She earned a B.A. in professional writing from York University in Ontario and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, where her thesis focused on members of New York’s queer Muslim community.