Birgit Querengäßer was born in 1982 in Hamburg. After one year abroad in the UK, she began her studies at the Axel Springer journalism school in Berlin. She worked as an editor for the lad mag Maxim, writing her own column for the magazine. Since 2009 she has been working as an independent author, publishing articles in Welt am Sonntag, Playboy, Mädchen, Maxi und FHM. Since May 2010 she writes a monthly column for the women magazine Jolie. Her sexual guidebook Die feine Art des Vögelns was published in 2011. Birgit Querengäßer lives in Munich.