Holly Peterson is the author the May 2019 social satire fiction release, It’s Hot in the Hamptons. Her previous novel, It Happens in the Hamptons, came out in May of 2017. In 2019, she released Assouline’s Wellington: The World of Horses, and In 2016, she curated an outdoor cooking book, Assouline’s Smoke and Fire: Recipes and Menus for Outdoor Entertaining. In 2014, she published The Idea of Him and of the New York Times bestseller The Manny in 2007. She was a Contributing Editor for Newsweek, an Editor-at-Large for Talk magazine and an Emmy Award-winning Producer for ABC News, where she spent more than a decade covering everything from trials of the century to global politics. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, Newsweek, Town and Country, The Daily Beast, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle Decor, Departures, and numerous other publications.