Hannah Orenstein is the dating editor at Elite Daily and the author of Playing with Matches (2018), a rom-com about a young matchmaker at a top dating service.

She has two forthcoming novels: Love at First Like (2019), about a jewelry store owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe she is engaged… and then has to find a fake fiancé to play the part, and a third novel set in the world of elite gymnastics (2020).

Previously, she was the assistant features editor at Seventeen.com. At 21, she became the youngest matchmaker at a top dating service. She’s also written for the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Marie ClaireRefinery29, BuzzFeed, and Bustle. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, the New York PostUs Weekly,  USA Today, Hello Giggles, PopSugar, and Spire & Co.

Hannah lives in Manhattan with her fat cat, Eloise. She was born and raised in Boston and studied journalism and history at NYU.

Photography by Elyssa Goodman.