Margarita Popova, born in 1958 in Levski, Bulgaria, studied German philology at the University of Veliko Tarnovo. Since 1994 she has been teaching German as a university lecturer at the University of Economics in Varna. She is a member of the Bulgarian Association of German Teachers and has published numerous scientific articles as well as a string of textbooks, language guides, and specialised dictionaries. Margarita Popova translated the youth novel Anton taucht ab [Anton Goes Undercover] by Milena Baisch from the German into the Bulgarian.