Author Judith Grohmann graduated from Lycée Français in Vienna and began her journalistic career immediately after high school as a volunteer at the news magazine profil and the business magazine trend. She also studied journalism and Japanology. She has worked for several Austrian newspapers, as well as for domestic and foreign magazines. Since 2003 she has been the Austrian correspondent of the daily newspaper Münchner Merkur. Grohmann currently lives in Vienna.