Verena Brunschweiger is an author, passionate childfree activist, and feminist. She was born in Passau, Germany, in 1980. She studied German, English, and Philosophy at Regensburg University, receiving her PhD in 2007 and teaches at a Bavarian grammar school. She is a most passionate member of Theater Regensburg’s extra choir, performing in several operas by Verdi, Wagner, and Bizet. She still accompanies her favorite professional basso on the piano. Reading books in any of the five languages she speaks is another great passion of hers.