Sophie Swerts Knudsen was born in Belgium but currently lives in Copenhagen, Denmark with her Danish husband and two daughters. Sophie studied Translation Studies in English, Italian and Dutch at the University of Antwerp/Leuven in Belgium. After graduation, she worked as a tour director in the USA and Canada for two years.
Today, Sophie teaches English at the University of Copenhagen and she writes books in her spare time. The inspiration for her books derives from her many travels in the USA and Canada, but also her immediate surroundings in Scandinavia.