Hannah Orenstein is the senior dating editor at Elite Daily and the author of three novels.
Head Over Heels (Atria Books, 2020) is a rom-com set in the high-stakes world of Olympic gymnastics. It was named a best book of the season by O, the Oprah Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, the Palm Beach Post, Bustle, and more. Goodreads named it a best book of June 2020.
Love at First Like (Atria Books, 2019) is a rom-com about a jewelry store owner who accidentally leads her 100,000 Instagram followers to believe she is engaged… and then has to find a fake fiancé to play the part. It was named a best book of the season by Glamour and BuzzFeed; the Washington Post called it “powerful.”
Playing with Matches (Touchstone Books, 2018) is rom-com about a young matchmaker at a top dating service, inspired by Hannah’s experience as exactly that. It was named a best book of the season by Refinery29, PopSugar, and Bustle.
She has written for the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, and Bustle. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, the New York Post, The Cut, Us Weekly, and many more.
She’s a speaker and panelist, appearing on BuzzFeed’s AM2DM, Cheddar, HLN, Fox, Bold TV, Sirius XM radio shows You Up w/ Nikki Glaser, At Least You Woke Up with Jill Kargman, The Michelle Collins Show, Her Conference, Jewish Women International, the JCC, and many more.
Previously, Hannah was an editor at Seventeen.com. At 21, she became the youngest matchmaker at a top dating service. She lives in Brooklyn.
Photography by Sylvie Rosokoff.