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Abby Seiff is an editor and journalist with nearly a decade of international experience, primarily in Southeast Asia. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, Time, the Associated Press, Al Jazeera, Pacific Standard, and many more publications. She served as an editor for several years at The Cambodia Daily and The Phnom Penh Post, and has worked as an editor for Foreign Policy, Devex, New Humanitarian, and ChinaFile, among others.


She helped conceptualize, produce, and launch Asia Society Magazine, which was a Society of Publication Designers Print Merit winner. She also developed the Mekong Review Weekly, a newsletter she currently produces and writes for Mekong Review. 

She has reported on topics as disparate as child marriage in Nepal, the Khmer Rouge tribunal, Thailand's southern insurgency, and the US election. Her work has garnered several awards and grants, including an International Reporting Project fellowship, a Logan Nonfiction fellowship, and a residency at Yaddo. She is currently studying for an MFA in fiction at Brooklyn College.

Abby can be contacted at

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