Mariella Heyd, born in 1989, lives close to the border between France and Germany. She devotes her spare time to her three beloved cats and literature. She has been passionate about novels of all kinds since her early childhood. As an adult, it was through her blog that she discovered her love for writing, going on to publish her first novel, La querelle des elfes, in 2016. The following year, she was awarded the indie author prize (Indie-Autor Preis) at the Leipzig Book Fair.