Hope is a Louisville-based writer and editor. She is a frequent contributor to The Atlantic, and has also written for The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Courier-Journal, the Harvard Review Online, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Louisville Magazine, The Paris Review, The Rumpus, and other publications. She is also a consultant and radio host for IdeaFestival and interviews students for Harvard College.
From 2007-2012, Hope worked at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and earned a Master of Liberal Arts in Journalism at the Harvard Extension School. She is an alum of Bowdoin College, where she majored in psychology and minored in education. Originally from Southampton, NY, she has lived in Brunswick, ME, Copenhagen, Denmark, Cambridge, MA, and has recently settled in Louisville, KY, where she drinks bourbon cocktails and walks the loop at Cherokee Park.