Sofie Cramer grew up in the Lüneburg Heath and was born in Soltau in 1974. She studied German and politics in Bonn before moving to Hamburg. After her time as a radio editor, she started her own business. She now works as a freelance writer, editor, and teacher. She has written nine novels, and her first bestseller, Text for You, was adapted into a film in 2016 and for the stage in 2019.