Born and raised in Turin, Italy, Simone Somekh has lived in Italy, Israel and the United States. He is completing 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 Tablet Magazine, Wired Italy, Vanity Fair Italy, The Forward and Jerusalem Post.
He is the editor in chief of the New York Transatlantic, Europe’s home away from home in the Big Apple. His debut novel, Grandangolo, was published by Giuntina (Italy) in 2017 and is being translated into French. Simone is currently at Tablet Magazine in New York.