Britta Ringer was born in 1985 and grew up near Bremen in Germany. She holds a Bachelor degree in Baltic and Slavonic studies from the University of Greifswald. In 2000, a school exchange brought her to her hometown’s twin city, Madona, and she started taking Latvian classes after this experience. Many more visits to Latvia ensued, including an eight month European Voluntary Service and an Erasmus student exchange at the University of Latvia. Britta Ringer moved permanently to Riga in 2010, where she has since been working as a German teacher at Berlitz language school, kindergarten teaching assistant at the International School of Riga and as librarian and Social Media manager at Goethe-Institut Riga. Furthermore, she has been active as a freelance translator since 2010, amongst others translating the libretto of Liāna Langa’s and Artūrs Maskats’ opera Valentīna, online articles for the Goethe-Institut website and a variety of short stories and excerpts of children’s fiction by Inga Žolūde, Luīze Pastore, Juris Zvirgzdiņš, Māra Cielēna and Maira Dobele.
Mit Weißbär in der Küche. Ein Märchen - Kochbuch für Kinder
Mit Weißbär in der Küche. Ein Märchen - Kochbuch für Kinder (Baltais lācis. Pasaku pavārgrāmata bērniem)
Title: Mit Weißbär in der Küche. Ein Märchen - Kochbuch für Kinder
Title*: Baltais lācis. Pasaku pavārgrāmata bērniem
The author, the illustrator;
The main character is a polar bear with six paws. Eventually he finds out that they are perfect for trying out all his colourful ideas in the kitchen as a cook.
Master der Lügen
Master der Lügen (Melu meistars)
Title: Master der Lügen
Title*: Melu meistars
The novel Master of Lies is a fast-paced tale in which a classic thriller and crime plot are used to create a more profound theme, that of a person’s path to self-awareness during a period of historic complexity.