Mihai Radu was born on 6 August 1978. He graduated from the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Jassy with a Degree in Philosophy. He is a journalist for the Catavencii weekly. He is the author of a collection of short prose, Hobby and Other Stories (2009), and in 2013, he published a collection of articles with Simona Tache, titled Women Are from Venus, Men from the Pub. The novel Sebastian, the Others and a Dog is his debut novel.