Kenneth R. Rosen

is a contributing writer at WIRED and the author of two books of narrative nonfiction. Prior to this, he spent six years on staff at The New York Times.

A finalist for the Livingston Award in international reporting, he won the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award for war correspondents for his reporting from Iraq in 2018 and was a finalist for his reporting from Syria in 2019.

As an award-winning journalist and writer, Rosen's work has been supported by the MacDowell Colony (a recipient of the Calderwood Foundation Art of Nonfiction Grant), the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Fulbright Program, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, the Fund for American Studies, the Steven Joel Sotloff Memorial Foundation, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation with John Jay’s Center on Media, Crime and Justice, the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the Logan Nonfiction Program at the Carey Institute for Global Good.