About Marie Voigt
The warmth of Marie Voigt’s stories combined with her exquisite illustrations mark her out as a very special picture book talent to watch.
Helen Mackenzie Smith, Editorial Director, Picture Books, Simon & Schuster
Marie Voigt is an exceptional new picture book talent.
Peter Marley, Senior Commissioning Editor, Picture Books, Oxford University Press
Represented by one of the world’s leading literary agents, Curtis Brown in London, author illustrator Marie Voigt is a rising star of the picture book world.
Her debut Red and the City has also just been shortlisted for the international Klaus Flugge Prize, with the winner being revealed in September 2019.
Marie holds a German degree in Media Technology & Design and a British BA in Marketing and had a successful career in TV, branding and graphic design before realising that making picture books allows her to combine all her passions and skills in the most fulfilling way.
With her work, Marie hopes to delight and inspire so that she may have a small impact on helping make our world that little bit brighter and happier.