Stefanie Gerken was born in December 1989 in northern Germany. Since 2013 she published her novels as T.E. Lind, Hanna Swillerman and Lee Walker. After several number 1 places in the bestseller lists of Amazon.de and her bestseller Love me - Like nobody's watching, she decided in 2021 to write under her real name.
Since the end of 2021 she has also been working as a photographer.