London-born Richard Hine began his career as an advertising copywriter. After moving to New York at the age of twenty-four, he held creative and marketing positions at Adweek; Time magazine, where he became publisher of Time's Latin America edition; and the Wall Street Journal, where he was the marketing vice president responsible for the launch of the Journal's Weekend Edition. Since 2006, Hine has worked as a marketing and media consultant, ghostwriter, and novelist. His fiction has appeared in numerous literary publications, including London Magazine and the Brooklyn Review. He lives in New York City with the novelist Amanda Filipacchi.