Simone Somekh is a New York-based author, journalist and content producer. Born and raised in Turin, Italy, he's lived in the United States, Israel and Italy.
Simone has worked with The Associated Press, Tablet Magazine, The Forward, Vanity Fair Italy, Corriere della Sera, The Forward, New York Transatlantic, Wired Italy, and the Jerusalem Post. He holds an M.A. in Journalism and European & Mediterranean Studies from New York University and a B.A. in Communications and Political Science from Bar-Ilan University.
His debut novel, Grandangolo, first published in Italy by Giuntina in 2017, has been published in French by Mercure de France and German by Haymon Verlag. The book is currently being translated into Russian. Simone is a recipient of the prestigious Viareggio Prize. Simone is currently working on his sophomore novel.