Suzy Hansen is an American journalist and editor who has lived in Istanbul, Turkey for over ten years. She is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, where she writes mainly on Turkish politics, and has written about foreign affairs for many other publications. Her first book about America's role in the Middle East, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World, was published in 2017 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the US, and in 2019 by Corsair in the UK. It was awarded the Overseas Press Club’s Cornelius Ryan Award for Best Nonfiction Book on International Affairs, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.