Hope is a staff writer for TechRepublic, a division of CBS Interactive. (Read her articles here). She has contributed to The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Courier-Journal, the Harvard Review Online, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Louisville MagazineJSTOR DailyThe Paris Review, PlayboyThe Rumpus, Undark Magazine and other publications. She was previously a radio host for IdeaFestival and served 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, most recently, Louisville, KY, where she drinks bourbon cocktails and walks the loop at Cherokee Park.