Photograph by Nina Subin

Hermione grew up in south London and graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2007 with a double first in English Literature. After working on the Observer’s New Review section for a few years she moved to New York and has lived in Brooklyn since 2010. She writes about culture, especially books, film, music and gender, for the Guardian, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the TLS and others. She has interviewed hundreds of actors, writers, pop stars and other cultural figures including Toni Morrison, Meryl Streep, Naomi Campbell, Laurie Anderson, Debbie Harry and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. Her debut novel, Neon in Daylight, will be published by Catapult in January 2018 and is available for preorder. She also writes the Stranger of the Week column at the Awl. She’s available for fiction consulting through Catapult and is represented by Marya Spence at Janklow & Nesbit.