Prune Antoine (1981) is an independent journalist and author. She was born in France and based in Berlin since 2008, after having lived in England, Spain, Hungary, Brussels and Paris.
Her stories, either print or multimedia, feature mainly the rubbles and contradictions of post-sovietic space. Travelling extensively from Central and Eastern Europe to Russia, Caucasus or Balkans, she tackles political and social issues related to women, communist heritage and conflicts.
Her pieces have been published by L'Obs, Geo, Médiapart, Le Monde, Vice, Arte, The Guardian, Madame Figaro, Elle…amongst many others.
Her first non-fiction book "La Fille & Le Moudjhidine" came out in France in 2015.
Prune has been awarded two times the Prix Louise Weiss du journalisme européen, the Prix Philippe Chaffanjon, shortlisted for the European Press Prize and supported by many grants (Journalismfund.eu, SCAM…).
Prune Antoine was selected for the 2013 European Press Prize shortlist with her ‘Prune Antoine Columns’