People In The News: Richard Hine

London-born Richard Hine began his career as an advertising copywriter. After moving to New York at the age of 24, 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 became vice president of marketing and business development.  While at The Wall Street Journal, he oversaw the marketing campaign behind the launch of  the Journal’s Weekend Edition in 2005.

Richard Hine’s fiction has been published in numerous literary publications, including London Magazine and Brooklyn Review.  He is also a winner of and two-time finalist in The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest, and an interview of him appears in The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest Book (Andrews McMeel Publishing,2008).  He lives in New York City with the novelist Amanda Filipacchi.

RUSSELL WILEY IS OUT TO LUNCH is his first novel.