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).

She has written for the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Marie ClaireRefinery29, BuzzFeed, and Bustle. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, the New York Post, The CutUs Weekly,  USA Today, Hello Giggles, PopSugar, and Spire & Co.

She’s a speaker and panelist, appearing at TEDxNYU, The Strand, on HLN, Bold TV, Sirius XM radio shows You Up w/ Nikki Glaser and  At Least You Woke Up with Jill Kargman, Her Campus’s Her Conference, and more.

Previously, Hannah was the assistant features editor at Seventeen.com. At 21, she became the youngest matchmaker at a top dating service. She lives in Manhattan with her fat cat, Eloise.

Photography by Elyssa Goodman.