Sebastiano Mauri was born in Milan and has Italian and Argentinian origin. He has lived and worked between Milan, New York and Buenos Aires. Artist, writer and film director, in 2012 he published his first novel Goditi il problema and in 2015 the essay Il giorno più felice della mia vita. In 2017 he has won the Premio Flaiano Opera Prima for Favola, his first feature film. His most recent book is La nuova terra (2021).