Simone Somekh is a New York-based author and multiformat journalist. Born and raised in Turin, Italy, he's lived in Italy, Israel and the United States.
Simone has worked with The Associated Press, Tablet Magazine, Vanity Fair Italy, Corriere della Sera, The Forward, New York Trasatlantic, Wired Italy, and the Jerusalem Post. He holds an M.A. in Journalism and European & Mediterranean Studies from New York University.
In 2017, Giuntina published his debut novel in Italy, Grandangolo. The book is currently being translated into French and German. Simone is a recipient of the prestigious Viareggio Prize.
Simone has also published an extensive report on Arab Israeli start-ups in Tablet Magazine, the result of a research he carried in Israel in 2017.