Born 1985, Lagny-sur-Marne, France. Lives and works in Ukraine.
Sébastien Gobert has crisscrossed the post-Communist world for many years as an independent journalist. Residing in Ukraine since 2011, he is a correspondent for, among others, Libération, Radio France Internationale, Le Monde Diplomatique, and La Tribune de Genève. His work was awarded the Writing for CEE prize in 2013. He has a blog, ‘Nouvelles de l’Est. Récits d’Ukraine et d’ailleurs’ (News of the East: Stories from Ukraine and Elsewhere).