Hope is a Louisville-based writer and editor. She is a frequent contributor to The Atlantic and writes for The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Courier-Journal, the Harvard Review Online, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Louisville Magazine, JSTOR Daily, The Paris Review, The Rumpus, and other publications. She is a consultant and radio host for IdeaFestival, interviews students for Harvard College, and serves on the executive board of the Harvard Club of Louisville.
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.