Maria Bobyleva is a Russian journalist and a writer. Originally from Moscow, since March 2022 lives in Riga, Latvia.
Maria works as a managing editor at Takie Dela, an independent Russian online media outlet about social problems. Before taking this position she had been a staff journalist at Takie Dela for 5 years writing about social injustice, gender and LGBT issues, domestic violence against women, feminism and so on.
Maria graduated from Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO). She is an author of two books: “This Is How We Speak” (2020) about politically correct Russian language, and “The Poetics of Feminism” (2021) about contemporary Russian feminist poetry.