Born near Heidelberg in 1984, Sarah Schmitt grew up in South Germany and Oslo, Norway. She studied Mathematics and Philosophy in Heidelberg, New Delhi and Berlin and has been self-employed since 2014 working as a statistician, programmer, translator, editor and author.
During and after her studies, she regularly travelled abroad and wrote for various newspapers and magazines. Sarah Schmitt translated Algorithms for Dummies from English to German and regularly translates from and into Norwegian. She writes literary texts, both prose and poetry. Recently, her first book, an IT compendium on the coding language Python, was published. Sarah Schmitt lives in Berlin.