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 Transatlantic, 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 has been translated into French by Mercure de France and German by Haymon Verlag. 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 out in Israel in 2017.