Born and raised in Turin, Italy, Simone Somekh has lived in Italy, Israel and the United States. He is currently pursuing an M.A. in Journalism and European & Mediterranean Studies at New York University.
Simone has worked with publications based in Milan, Jerusalem, New York, Berlin and Tokyo. Bylines include Wired Italy, Jerusalem Post and The Forward. He has penned his forthcoming debut novel, set for release in Italy in 2017. At Gindi Tel Aviv Fashion Week 2015, he was the youngest journalist working in the press room.
He is a deputy editor at the New York Transatlantic, Europe’s home away from home in the Big Apple.