Ellena Landara (born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia) is a writer and a singer. She completed her Bachelor degree studies at the University of Latvia in the field of Japanese language and culture and received her Masters degree, spending two years at Yamagata University in Japan. Ellena has always loved language studies and so far has tried to learn 11 different languages. On an everyday basis she uses only five: Russian and Latvian (native), English and Japanese (advanced) and Korean (upper beginner).
Besides writing, singing and language studying, Ellena also works as a journalist and translator for media in Japan, takes part in various projects related to writing and sometimes shows her face on the small screen in various commercials and concerts in Japan and Latvia.
Currently, Ellena lives in Japan and is working hard on her new sci-fi and fantasy romances for both kids and young adults.