Valerie Springer spent her childhood and youth in various European countries. In later years she lived in Jamaica for a long time, half a year in Mauritius and then for several years in India. Today, Austria is her summertime homebase. During the winter months she lives in Goa. She is married and her two children are already grown up.
In addition to novels, she writes essays, poetry and children's poems and designs and moderates a radio show once a month.
She advocates freedom of content and form in art, while opposing conformity to commercialized dogmas. She follows an empathic and open worldview, not committed to traditional teaching, and believes in the spiritual an psychic development capacity of man and mankind.